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Fairchild Semiconductor; Ryder System; Lucent Technologies; Univision; Harris Corp.; General Electric; Siemens VDO; Humana; Symbol Technologies; As...
Lisa YoonMarch 3, 2006

• Fairchild Semiconductor named Mark S. Frey executive vice president and chief financial officer. Previously, Frey was vice president of finance and corporate controller for Lam Research Corp., a supplier of wafer fabrication equipment and services to the semiconductor industry. He has also served as a divisional vice president of finance for Raychem Corp. before its acquisition by Tyco International.

• Transportation and supply-chain management company Ryder System Inc. named Mark T. Jamieson executive vice president and chief financial officer. Previously, Jamieson held similar roles at Sammons Enterprises Inc., a privately held conglomerate; earlier, he spent 30 years at General Electric Co., notably as the finance chief of GE Industrial Systems from 1998 to 2004. At Miami-based Ryder System, Jamieson succeeds Tracy Leinbach, who had previously announced plans to retire after the 2005 fiscal year.

• Lucent Technologies promoted corporate controller John A. Kritzmacher to chief financial officer. Kritzmacher, who had served as controller for the Murray Hill, New Jersey-based telecom-equipment specialist since 2001, succeeds Frank D’Amelio, who became chief operating officer in January.

• Dallas-based Spanish-language media company Univision Communications Inc. promoted vice president and chief financial officer Timothy Ward to senior vice president and CFO of Univision Radio Inc. Ward has served as the division’s finance chief since 2004.

• Bryan R. Roub will retire from his post as senior vice president and chief financial officer of communications and information technology company Harris Corp., effective June 30. Gary L. McArthur, who succeeded Roub as vice president and CFO on March 1, joined the Melbourne, Florida-based company in 1997 as director of corporate development. McArthur was promoted to vice president of corporate development in 2000 and became treasurer in 2005.

• General Electric Co. named Daniel C. Janki vice president of corporate investor relations, based at the company’s headquarters in Fairfield, Connecticut. Janki joined the company in 1992; he was chief financial officer of GE Equity from 2001 to 2003 and, most recently, CFO for the Americas for GE Consumer Finance. In addition, the company promoted Brian Worrell to vice president of the corporate audit staff, overseeing internal audit. Worrell, who also joined the company in 1992, most recently was general manager of finance for GE Oil & Gas.

• Siemens VDO, an Auburn Hills, Michigan-based automotive-components unit of German electronics and engineering giant Siemens AG, appointed Harry W. Zike executive vice president and chief financial officer of the division’s North American operations, effective February 1. Previously, Zike was CFO of Siemens Power Generation Inc.; he joined the parent company in 1989 as deputy controller for its U.S. corporate headquarters.

• James E. Murray, a former chief financial officer of health-benefits provider Humana Inc., was named chief operating officer of the Louisville, Kentucky-based company. Murray joined Humana in 1989 as vice president of finance, was promoted to CFO in 1997, and most recently has served as COO for market and business segment operations.

• Holtsville, New York-based Symbol Technologies Inc., the maker of barcode-reading technology, named Timothy T. Yates senior vice president and chief financial officer. He will report directly to president and chief executive officer Sal Iannuzzi. Most recently, Yates served as a partner and CFO of boutique investment management firm Saguenay Capital; earlier, he was a founding partner of Cove Harbor Partners, a private investment and consulting firm established in 1996. He previously had a 25-year career at Bankers Trust New York Corp.

• Sportswear maker Ashworth Inc. named Winston E. Hickman executive vice president and chief financial officer, effective February 23. Before joining the Carlsbad, California-based company, Hickman served as executive vice president and chief financial officer of Remec Inc., a manufacturer of advanced wireless subsystems used in commercial and defense communications applications.