Covad’s Perry Goes Offline

The Internet-access provider's CFO steps down a month after the company's banishment from Nasdaq. StaffAugust 3, 2001

Covad Communications Group Inc. said CFO Mark Perry is leaving to pursue other interests. The announcement comes a month after the Santa Clara, Calif.-based Internet access provider’s delisting from the Nasdaq stock market. Perry’s duties will be split among four finance executives.

It’s a Dun deal. Financial information publisher Dun & Bradstreet Corp. named Sara Mathew SVP and CFO effective August 20. She joins the Murray Hill, N.J.-based company after 18 years at Procter & Gamble Co., where she was most recently VP of finance responsible for Australia and Asia.

Michael A. Sperduto had the right raw materials for the CFO post at Engelhard Corp. Sperduto had been the controller at the Iselin, N.J.-based metals-and-chemicals concern. He steps into the post which had been vacant since February 2000.

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Gentlemen, start your engines. Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.-based Streicher Mobile Fueling Inc. named David Clodfelter to the posts of SVP, CFO, and chief information officer. He replaces Walter Barrett, who resigned. Clodfelter joins the fuel-delivery service from SAP America Inc., where he was an executive focused on the development of new business in the energy and mining areas.