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Dow Jones Makes Its Own News.
Lisa YoonJanuary 23, 2001
  • Who’s News: Dow Jones & Co. named Richard F. Zannino as its new finance chief. The Liz Claiborne Inc. CFO will succeed Jerry Bailey in February. Bailey announced in September that he was leaving the New York-based news service and publisher of The Wall Street Journal for family reasons. He has been serving as CFO on a reduced schedule during the search for his replacement. Zannino made $902,000 at Liz Claiborne in FY1999. He had been finance chief at retailer Saks Inc. before he joined the New York apparel maker in 1998.
  • Great Scott: Santa Ana, Calif.- based managed-care provider PacifiCare Health Systems Inc. named Gregory Scott to the CFO post. Scott joins PacifiCare from New York-based Medsite Inc., an Internet provider of products and services to physicians. He succeeds Howard Phanstiel, who was promoted to president and CEO in December.
  • “I Need Some Space Right Now…” Three top executives stepped down at Bellevue, Wash.-based InfoSpace Inc., including its CFO. The provider of content and services to Web sites and wireless devices said finance chief Rand Rosenberg, along with CEO Arun Sarin and president Russell Horowitz are leaving the company. Sarin is leaving to spend more time with his family and will be replaced by chairman and founder Naveen Jain. The company did not give a reason for Rosenberg’s departure. He will be replaced by chief accounting officer Tammy Halstead.
  • Getting It Dunn: Former Intuit Inc. CFO Eric Dunn was named chairman of the board of LiveCapital a San Mateo, Calif.-based provider of real-time credit and financing solutions to companies. Dunn had been a director since 1998.