Trent Meyerhoefer was appointed finance chief at barbecue grill retailer BBQGuys. Meyerhoefer was most recently CFO at eco-friendly packaging company Ranpak Holdings, where he led the global finance, accounting, treasury, information technology, human resources, and investor relations teams. He joined Ranpak after a 24-year career in strategy, M&A, and finance at power management company Eaton Corp., where he rose to senior vice president and treasurer and was responsible for all global treasury functions.
Video game software development company Unity hired Luis Felipe Visoso as chief financial officer, effective April 5. Most recently, he was CFO at Palo Alto Networks, and before that, he was CFO of Amazon Web Services and CFO of Amazon Worldwide Consumer. In September 2020, Visoso became a Unity Board member and an audit committee member, two roles he will resign in connection with his appointment as CFO. Visoso takes over for incumbent CFO Kim Jabal, who is leaving the company.
GuideOne Insurance appointed Ken Cadematori chief financial officer. For the last six years, Cadematori worked at Aspen U.S. Insurance as CFO. Before that, he was executive vice president and global controller for Endurance Specialty Holdings. Earlier in his career, he has worked for USI Insurance Services, Blackrock, Marsh & McLennan Companies, and Arthur Anderson.
Wejo named John Maxwell as the connected vehicle data company’s new finance chief. Maxwell was previously CFO at pharmaceutical company Aquestive Therapeutics. During his four-year tenure, he prepared AQST for its IPO, raising $115 million of new equity capital in its 2018 IPO and 2019 follow-on. Before that, he was senior vice president of finance and administration at global satellite telecommunications business PanAmSat, which he helped take private in a transaction led by KKR in 2003 and subsequently brought public on the NYSE in 2005. He was also CFO at contract research organization WIL Research. Maxwell replaces Barry Nightingale, who is retiring.
Marketing company Eleven 11 Solutions promoted Destiny Hilty to chief financial officer. Hilty, who took on the role just before she turned 29, became the youngest female CFO to be named in the State of Washington. In her new role, she will direct all fiscal functions of the company, ensure compliance with generally accepted accounting principles, oversee audit and review functions, and collaborate with the office of the CEO. Hilty joined the company in 2016 and was previously director of finance and operations.
Peco Pallet hired Michael Morris as CFO. Morris joins the pallet pooler from Forward Air, where he served as the company’s CFO and treasurer since 2016. He was previously senior vice president of finance and treasurer for XPO Logistics, and before XPO’s 2015 acquisition of Con-way, was Con-way’s senior vice president of finance and treasurer. He also held senior financial management roles with Kulicke & Soffa Industries and Constellation Energy Group.
David L. O’Toole, chief financial officer, chief investment officer, and a founding shareholder/board member at CrossFirst Bankshares, is retiring after 15 years at the company. O’Toole has served in his current roles for his entire time at the company. He will continue to serve as CFO until the company identifies a successor and will continue as chief investment officer through the end of 2022. He will also remain a member of the board of directors for the remainder of his term that ends in May 2022.
Agribusiness giant Cargill has named its first female finance chief, appointing former General Electric executive Jamie Miller to succeed David Dines. Miller also broke the glass ceiling at GE, serving as its first female CFO from November 2017 to February 2020. She had joined the company in 2008 as controller and chief accounting officer. At Cargill, she will lead the finance team of what was the nation’s largest private company until Koch Industries surpassed it last year. It had revenue of $114.6 billion in fiscal 2020.