CFOs on the Move: Week Ending March 13

Citizens Financial Group, Dollar General, Brinker International, Vestis Retail Group, Herman Miller, B&G Foods, Sanchez Energy, Ryman Hospitality P...
Joan UrdangMarch 13, 2015

Eric Aboaf has been named finance chief at Citizens Financial Group, effective April 6. He takes over for John Fawcett, who is retiring at the end of April. Aboaf joins the firm from Citigroup, were he was global treasurer and before that, CFO of its Institutional Client and North American Consumer groups.

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Dollar General has said that David Tehle, who heads finance, will retire on July 1, after almost 11 years on the job. The company has begun a search for his replacement.

Richard Konzmann has been named finance chief of Arlington Asset Investment, effective March 23. He takes over for Kurt Harrington, who is retiring but will stay on as an employee until the end of April. Most recently, Konzmann was senior vice president, accounting, at American Capital.

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Restaurant owner and franchiser Brinker International has selected Thomas Edwards Jr., to lead the finance function. Previously, he headed finance at Wyndham Hotel Group.

Susan Riley has been promoted to the top finance spot at Vestis Retail Group.  A former consultant and interim CFO at the firm, she has also served as finance chief at Abercrombie & Fitch, Klinger Advanced Aesthetics, and The Dial Corp.

Furniture maker Herman Miller has appointed Jeff Stutz as its next finance chief. He takes over for Greg Bylsma, who has been promoted to chief operating officer of Herman Miller North America (Work and Learning). Stutz has been at the company since 2001 and most recently was chief accounting officer and treasurer.

B&G Foods has named Thomas Crimmins CFO and executive vice president of finance. He replaces Robert Cantwell, who was promoted to president and chief executive officer earlier this year. Previously, Crimmins headed finance at DRS Technologies.

Gleeson Van Riet has been appointed interim co-CFO at Sanchez Energy. He succeeds Michael Long, who is retiring effective April 30. Van Riet is currently senior vice president of capital markets and investor relations.

Mark Fioravanti, who leads the finance function at real estate investment trust Ryman Hospitality Properties, has been named president. He will remain head of finance, a post he has held for six years.

Casino gaming company Affinity Gaming has named Walter Bogumil CFO and treasurer, effective April 1. He replaces Donna Lehmann, who is resigning effective March 31. Previously, Bogumil was vice president of financial analysis at Penn National Gaming.

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