Today’s CFOs on the Move

Grand Union's Jeffrey Freimark adds to his cart; Canada's Hudson Bay starts shopping.
Lisa YoonNovember 28, 2000
  • What’s in store for Canadian department store company Hudson’s Bay Co.? A new CFO search, for one. Gary Lukassen is retiring as executive VP and CFO next year. Lukassen started out at the company, which is Canada’s oldest corporation, in 1975 as a controller in the company’s real estate division.
  • Grand Union Co.‘s Jeffrey P. Freimark has a grocery list of duties at the Wayne, N.J.-based supermarket chain. In addition to his existing gig as CFO, he will also serve as president and CEO. The appointment follows Gary Philbin‘s resignation from those posts last week.
  • Dan Saint is pulling into the driveway of Xuma Inc. The one-time director of M&A and general auditor for automotive supplier Federal-Mogul was named executive VP and CFO of the San Francisco-based E-business infrastructure firm. He succeeds Chris Hobbs.
  • Lason Inc., a provider of outsourced document and data-management services, appointed Ronald D. Risher as executive VP and CFO. Risher was previously a principal at Franklin Advisors LLC. The Troy, Mich.-based firm also named a new CEO recently. John Messinger was named chief executive on November 14.