Is available? enlists a new CFO, along with Hyundai Electronics, Chordiant Software, and others.
Michelle GabrielleMarch 13, 2001
  • One Fine Day:
    Hyundai Electronics, a Seoul-based chipmaker, named Cho Kyu-chung as CFO. Kyu-chung, a former SVP at U.S. subsidiary, Hyundai Electronics America, has been with Hyundai Electronics since 1984.
  • How about New York-based Inc., a domain name registrar on the Internet, just signed up Rene Michael Mathis as CFO. Mathis most recently served as CFO of Infogate Inc., an Internet-based news and information service where he handled the company’s second round of financing and its merger with EntryPoint.
  • A New Generation:
    eBenX, Inc., a provider of specialized technology based solutions, named Thomas E. Kelly as CFO, effective April 2, 2001. Before joining Minneapolis, Minn.-based eBenX., Kelly was CFO of PeopleNet Communications Corp., a wireless application service provider. Kelly replaces Scott Halstead, who was promoted at the beginning of this year to the new position of EVP and general manager for eBenX Corporate Solutions, the company largest business segment. In 1999, Halstead took home $126,667 in salary, $63,334 in bonus and $14,850 in exercised options.
  • A Cordial Relationship:
    Chordiant Software, Inc., a provider of unified customer relationship management (CRM) solutions, named Steve Gregory Vogel SVP of finance and CFO. Vogel, an attorney and CPA, replaces former CFO Steve Springsteel, who left Cupertino, Calif.-based Chordiant in November after four years with the company to join a privately held company. Cary Morgan, who had been acting CFO, will remain with Chordiant as VP and corporate controller. Vogel joins Chordiant from Tessera, Inc., where he also served as CFO.
  • On the Go:
    Colorado MicroDisplay, a Boulder, Colo.- based mobile content visualization company, named John Metcalf as CFO. Metcalf joins the company after serving in a number of high- level financial and operations positions with technology companies. Most recently, he was VP of finance and CFO of Wafertech Corp., a semi-conductor manufacturer.
  • That CFO is Mine:
    Myutility Inc., an energy efficiency solutions company in New York, claimed Martin Burke as its new CFO and COO. Burke was previously CEO of FTF Business Systems, Inc., a technology solutions provider. Prior to FTF, Burke held several senior positions including CEO of Conran’s and CFO of Macy’s.
  • At Your Service:
    Tibersoft Corp., a developer of customized business-to-business (B2B) trading network solutions for the foodservice industry, named Stuart E. Krentcil as CFO. Prior to joining Westborough, Mass.-based Tibersoft, Krentcil served as CFO and COO at Reflective Technologies, a company that specializes in the consumer reflective materials market.
  • John W. Smolak is no longer cooking with gas. He resigned as CFO of Suburban Propane Partners, L.P., a Whippany, N.J.- based marketer of propane gas and related products and services. He will be succeeded by Robert M. Plante, former VP, finance and treasurer. Smolak will depart effective March 30, 2001.