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An Ivory Tower Gets Culver-ized

Former Cabot finance chief Culver gets a new gig at Yale.
CFO.com StaffJune 15, 2001

Former Cabot Corp. EVP and CFO Robert Culver was named VP of finance and administration of Yale University in New Haven. Culver had been CFO of Cabot from 1997. He resigned from the carbon-black producer last month. Culver is not new to education administration. He was SVP and treasurer of Boston’s Northeastern University before joining Cabot, and in the early 1970s worked for the Cambridge, Mass., school department. His degrees include an MA from the London School of Economics and a Harvard MBA.

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Industrial Strength
Graphite and carbon products maker Ucar International Inc. said CFO Craig Shular was named EVP of the Nashiville-based firm’s graphite power systems division. Chief information officer Corrado DeGasperis was appointed VP and CFO. DeGasperis will also keep his job as CIO.

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Healthy Change
Health Management Systems Inc.
, a New York-based provider of information management to healthcare providers, announced that CFO Alan Bendes resigned to pursue other opportunities. COO and former CFO Robert M. Holster step in as acting CFO until the company finds Bendes’s replacement.

How Startup CFO Grew Food Company 50% YoY

How Startup CFO Grew Food Company 50% YoY

This case study of JonnyPops’ success highlights the unusual financial and operational strategies that enabled rapid expansion into a crowded and highly competitive frozen treat market. 

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George Chan knows it’s what’s inside that counts. He was named CFO of Hong Kong-based Internet media firm Asiacontent.com. Chan was previously VP of business development of Alibaba.com.