It’s All You

Harry You is named Accenture CFO. Plus, Neiman Marcus, Robert Mondavi, and others appoint new CFOs.
Jennifer CaplanJune 20, 2001
  • Accenture named Harry L. You to the CFO position, effective immediately. You was previously a managing director at Morgan Stanley Group Inc., where he ran the information services group. Prior to holding that position, You was SVP at Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc., responsible for several diversified conglomerates and information technology companies. You will report to CEO Joe Forehand. He will be responsible for, in addition to the usual CFO duties, guiding Accenture through its planned initial public offering. Mike McGrath, who has served as Accenture CFO since September 1997, will serve as treasurer, managing the treasury and tax functions and corporate matters.
  • Movin’ On Up: Upscale department store operator Neiman Marcus Group, Inc. appointed James Skinner SVP and CFO effective June 28. He succeeds John Cook who is resigning. Skinner joins Neiman’s from Dallas-based CapRock Communications Corp., where he was SVP and CFO. Before that, he was EVP and CFO of CompUSA Inc. from 1994 to 2000. He started out at the computer retailer as chief accounting officer.
  • Merry CFO: Winemaker Robert Mondavi Co. named Henry Salvo EVP and CFO of the Oakville, Calif.-based company. The news comes after the family-run business announced in May that Gregory Evans had been named president and chief executive, replacing R. Michael Mondavi, who became chairman.
  • Good Financial Health: Marietta, Ga.-based HealthTronics Surgical Services Inc., a provider of urologic and orthopedic surgical services, named Martin McGahan to the CFO post. McGahan succeeds Victoria Beck, who was named EVP of finance and accounting after serving as CFO since 1997.
  • Head Coach: Coachmen Industries Inc., a maker of recreational vehicles and modular housing, said Joseph Tomczak will join the company as CFO and EVP. Prior to joining Coachmen, Tomczak was CFO of Kevco Inc., a supplier to manufactured housing and recreational vehicle industry.
  • A Soft Landing: Linwood, Penn.-based cushioning maker Foamex International Inc., named Michael Carlini acting CFO. Carlini replaces Carl Kraus, who has been filling a vacancy left by the May 9 resignation of CFO Lee Stewart. Carlini joins Foamex following seven years with electronic components manufacturer Framatome Inc., where he held various financial and operational positions.
  • Turning a Page: Markham, Ontario-based Centrinity Inc., a developer of group communications technology, announced that Richard A. LePage has resigned as EVP and CFO. He will be replaced by Jane Mowat. Mowat was previously VP syndications and participations of IBM Global Financing, a division of IBM Corp.