A Noble Decision: New York-based online bookseller Barnes & Noble.com Inc. named CFO Marie Toulantis to the new post of president and COO, effective immediately. The company’s treasurer, Kevin Frain was named VP of finance and will take over Toulantis’s functions as CFO.
What the Doctor Ordered: Amgen Inc., a biotechnology firm, named Richard Nanula EVP of finance, strategy and communications. In addition, as of August 1, Nanula will become CFO, replacing Kate Falberg, who is leaving the Thousand Oaks, Calif.-based company to spend more time with her family. Nanula was formerly chief executive of Internet media firm Broadband Sports. In 2000, Falberg received $409,860 in salary, $536,479 in bonus, $38,951 in other compensation.She also exercised $3,349,382 in options.
It’s going to be an Arby’s night for Francis McCarron, who was named CFO of Triarc Cos. Inc., the New York-based restaurant holding company that owns the fast-food chain. McCarron joined Triarc as SVP of Taxes in 1993. McCarron replaces John L. Barnes Jr., who is retiring. In 2000, Barnes received 448,526 in salary, $1,025,000 in bonus, and $10,200 in other compensation. He also exercised $7,950,924 in options.
First Things First: Prima Energy Corp., a Denver-based oil and gas exploration company, named Neil Stenbuck CFO. Stenbuck takes over the finance duties from president and CEO Richard Lewis, who had served as CFO since the company was founded in 1980. Stenbuck was previously CFO of Basin Exploration Inc. from 1995 until this year, when Basin merged with Stone Energy Corp.
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