Kevin McPherson’s Signature Move

McPherson joins Internet-signature firm Authentify.
Michelle GabrielleMarch 14, 2001
  • A Sure Thing: Authentify Inc., a Chicago, Ill.-based provider of Internet identity products, named Kevin McPherson VP, finance and administration, and CFO. Prior to joining Authentify, McPherson was VP of finance and administration and CFO of, an online learning company. McPherson also served as VP of finance and controller at biotech firm Scios Inc..
  • I Can See Clearly Now: Vividon Inc., an Internet infrastructure company in Sudbury, Mass., announced the appointment of D’Anne Hurd as CFO and general counsel. Hurd most recently served as CFO and general counsel for NaviPath Inc., a majority- owned subsidiary of Andover, Mass.-based CMGI Inc.
  • A Perfect Match: ConjuChem Inc., a Montreal-based biotechnology company, named Lennie Ryer to the position of CFO, effective April 9th, 2001. Most recently, Ryer served as CFO at Toronto- basedPaladin-Labs. Prior to that, he was the managing partner of the Montreal office of BDO Dunwoody, a national accounting firm.
  • Next in Line: On Command Corp., a provider of in-room interactive entertainment, Internet services, and guest services for the lodging industry, announced the appointment of Kathryn L. Hale to the CFO post. Previously, Hale was VP of finance of the Denver, Colo.-based firm, and succeeds Paul J. Milley, who is retiring. Before joining On Command, Hale served as CFO of InterComm Holdings LLC, an cable holding company.