David V. Singer is enjoying Coca- Cola. The CFO of Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated was promoted to executive VP. He will keep his CFO title. Singer made almost $442,000 including bonuses last year at the Charlotte, N.C.-based Coke bottler. The announcement came along with the appointment of William B. Elmore Jr. as president and COO, replacing James Elmore, who will become vice chairman in January.
Software maker Peregrine Systems Inc. announced CFO David A. Farley died Tuesday, after suffering a heart attack last week. Farley had served as the CFO and a director of the San Diego-based company since October 1995.
Louie, Louie: We Gotta Go Now. CFO Thierry Louis left Liberty Surf, France’s number one Internet service provider. The news is one more item among a host of troubles plaguing the company since its March initial public offering, including a tanking stock price and growing losses. The company is up for sale.
Bottoms Ups to Brad Berg. The former executive VP and CFO of Redhook Ale Brewery is joining Seattle-based Loudeye Technologies as CFO. He succeeds Larry Culver, who is retiring from the Internet-media-infrastructure company.
A Natural Resource: Steven Shapiro was named CFO of Burlington Resources. He joins the Houston-based oil-and-gas producer from competitor Vastar Resources. Shapiro replaces John Hagale, who is leaving to pursue other resources.
Derek McClain has untrammeled enthusiasm for his new CFO role at Dallas- based Trammell Crow. McClain, the commercial real estate services company’s former chief administrative officer, is a corporate-finance and securities lawyer who joined Trammell Crow in 1998 as general counsel.
There’s an open CFO door at e-business application provider Open Market. The Burlington, Mass.-based company said CFO Betty J. Savage is leaving in November, because of a need to relocate. Open Market has launched a search for her replacement.
A Quick Update on ClickUpdate: The Morristown, N.J.-based provider of brand-asset- management services named Jim Pyden to the top finance spot. Pyden joins ClickUpdate from Allied Office Supplies, where he was VP of finance.
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