Today’s CFOs on the Move

Alta Vista's Ken Barber looks for a different view; Ryder controller trucks out; more.
Lisa YoonDecember 7, 2000
  • Ken Barber is searching for some different scenery. The CFO and acting CEO of Internet search engine Alta Vista Co. is retiring at the end of the year. Bret England, who has been acting CFO, will assume the CFO title permanently at the Palo Alto-based firm owned by CMGI Inc..
  • George P. Scanlon is trucking out of Ryder System Inc. The SVP of planning and controller of the Miami-based transportation and logistics company was named CFO of Inc., a Boca Raton, Fla.-based data services management provider. He succeeds Christiane Breton, who is now VP of finance.
  • The Path to success is in Lawrence Reinhold‘s hands. He’s been named executive VP and CFO of San Francisco-based Internet messaging provider Critical Path Inc. Reinhold replaces Mark Rubash, who is resigning after a leave of absence because of a family illness. Reinhold was a managing partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC.
  • Matthew Roberts is lending his services to Dublin, Calif.-based E-Loan Inc. The VP of finance was promoted to CFO of the online lender. He succeeds Frank Siskowski, who resigned to pursue other interests. Siskowski made $170,000 last year.
  • Jailhouse Rock: Irving E. Lingo Jr. was named CFO of Corrections Corp. of America, a Nashville-based provider of detention and corrections services to governmental agencies. Lingo joins CCA from Bradley Real Estate Inc. where he was CFO. Chief executive John D. Ferguson had been serving as acting CFO.