CFOs on the Move: Week Ending May 8

Harley-Davidson, Broadwind Energy, ExlService Holdings, Sunrise Senior Living, Zafgen, Harris Stratex Networks, Regal Entertainment Group, Procera ...
Joan UrdangMay 8, 2009

John Olin, vice president and controller at Harley-Davidson Motor Co., will add to his title as interim CFO of Harley-Davidson Inc. In that role, he succeeds Tom Bergmann, who is leaving the company. Olin has been at Harley-Davidson since 2003; prior to that, he worked in finance at various companies, including Kraft Foods and Miller Brewing Co.

Broadwind Energy Inc. has named Stephen Graham interim CFO, replacing Matthew Gadow, who has resigned from the company. Graham has 15 years of experience as a CFO, most recently at waste-equipment manufacturer Wastequip and automotive-components manufacturer Shiloh Industries.

Vishal Chhibbar will be the new CFO at outsourcing-services provider ExlService Holdings Inc., effective June 1. He comes to EXL after working at GE Capital since 1998, most recently as regional head of group financial planning for strategy and treasury, Australia and New Zealand, a post he had held since 2005.

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Sunrise Senior Living Inc. chief accounting officer Julie Pangelinan has been promoted to CFO, replacing Richard Nadeau, who will be leaving as part of a company downsizing. Before joining Sunrise in 2006, Pangelinan was vice president, accounting policy, at Marriott International Inc.

Biopharmaceutical company Zafgen Inc. has named Matthias Jaffe to the posts of CFO and vice president of business development. He is a former CFO of several life-sciences firms, most recently Alantos Pharmaceuticals.

Thomas Cronan III is the new senior vice president and CFO of HarrisStratex Networks Inc., a provider of backhaul solutions for mobility and broadband networks. Most recently he served as CFO of AeroScout Inc., and is a former CFO and senior vice president of finance of Redback Networks Inc.

Amy Miles, CFO of movie-theater owner Regal Entertainment Group, has been promoted to chief executive officer, effective June 30. She replaces Mike Campbell, who will become executive chairman of the board. Regal’s senior vice president of finance and chief accounting officer David Ownby replaces Miles as CFO.

Procera Networks Inc. has named Charles Constanti vice president and CFO, effective May 11. Constanti was vice president and CFO of telecommunications-equipment and software company Netopia Inc. until it was acquired by Motorola Inc.; he continued to serve in finance at Motorola for the past two years.

After 35 years at energy company Questar Corp., senior vice president and CFO StephenParks will retire, effective July 1. Parks, who has been CFO since 1996, will be replaced as CFO by Richard J. Doleshek, a former executive vice president and CFO of Hilcorp Energy Co.