Today’s CFOs on the Move:

It's a game of musical chairs for Internet finance chiefs.
Michelle GabrielleDecember 15, 2000
  • Back To Bricks:
    Seth Bressman, CFO at K2 Digital, Inc. said he will leave the New York-based interactive shop by year’s end to pursue an opportunity in human resources. Gary Brown, the company’s current COO, will handle his finance responsibilities. Bressman joins a retreat of executives from the Internet to more traditional businesses. Digitas also recently announced that Michael Goss, EVP and CFO, was resigning to join Bain Capital in a similar role.
  • Team Player: Mt. Airy, Maryland- based, CyberTeams, Inc., a web content provider announced it has moved its corporate headquarters to Frederick, Maryland. As part of the relocation, CyberTeams announced that Thomas Trexler has joined the company as CFO. Trexler is currently the president of the Corporate Finance Institute, Inc., which specializes in pre-IPO companies.
  • Let the Games Begin:
    Playdium Entertainment Corporation announced the appointment of Michael Nahirny to the CFO position. The Toronto, Ontario-based builder of entertainment centers said that Nahirny’s actual appointment was effectiveNovember 13, 2000. Most recently, he served as EVP of finance and administration & CFO at Cara Operations Limited.
  • Crowned King: Causeway Bay, Hong Kong-based, a global provider of IP-based communications solutions, announced the promotion of CFO, Fernando Bensuaski, to the post of COO. He will continue executing his responsibilities as CFO until a replacement is found. Prior to joining, Bensuaski served as EVP and COO for Chenco Holding Company LLC, which specializes in real estate funds.
  • Net News:
    The Ixata Group Inc., an Internet-based e-commerce company in San Diego, Calif., said that Andrew H. Kent, the company’s VP and CFO would be leaving the company effective Dec. 31, 2000– the end of his current contract. The company also named Michael W. Wynne as CEO and chairman. Paul B. Silverman, current CEO and chairman since November 1998, will be leaving the company to pursue other business interests.