Today’s CFOs on the Move:

Rockwell CFO to jet off after 32 years; CFOs at Printware and Network Commerce resign; and more.
Joseph McCaffertyDecember 11, 2000
  • Handing Over the Controls: W. Michael Barnes announced that he would retire as CFO of Rockwell International Corp. , after the company completes its spinoff of its Rockwell Collins avionics and communications business. Vice president of finance for Rockwell Automation Michael Bless will succeed Barnes as CFO of the New York-based electronic controls and communications company.
  • Not Fit to Print: St. Paul, Minn.- based Printware Inc. announced that it has “reached an agreement” with Thomas W. Petschauer for the EVP and CFO to resign effective at the end of next month. A replacement has not been named at the maker of “computer-to-plate” printing systems.
  • Time to Start Networking: Alan Koslow announced that he will resign as CFO and general counsel of Network Commerce Inc. , a Seattle-based technology infrastructure and services company. He will stay on until the end of January in a transitional role. The company has retained Heidrick & Struggles to conduct a search for a successor. In the meantime, VP of finance Stephen Smith will serve as interim CFO.
  • No Biz like CBIZ: Century Business Services Inc. named Ware H. Grove SVP and CFO. He replaces interim CFO Chris Spurio, who will continue at the Cleveland- based provider of outsourced business services as VP of finance. Grove joins CBIZ from Bridgestreet Accomodations Inc. , where he was SVP and CFO.