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CFOs on the Move: Week Ending June 5

Levi Strauss, Marsh & McLennan Agency, Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, YapStone, Ultralife, HealthSpring, CNH Global, GeoEye, Omnicare.
Joan UrdangJune 4, 2009

Apparel maker Levi Strauss & Co. has appointed Blake Jorgensen executive vice president and CFO, effective July 1. He joins the firm from Yahoo Inc., where he also headed finance.

William Corrigan has been named to the top finance spot at insurer Marsh & McLennanAgency LLC, a subsidiary of Marsh Inc. For the past two years, Corrigan was CFO at Kinloch Holdings Inc.

Ajay Bansal is the new executive vice president, corporate development, and CFO at Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Inc. He comes to Lexicon from Tercica Inc., where he was CFO and executive vice president of corporate and business development.

Payment processor YapStone Inc. has tapped Robert Price for the top finance job. Most recently he was CFO of TheLadders.com, an Internet job posting and search site.

John Casper takes over as vice president of finance and CFO at Ultralife Corp., a battery and communications-equipment maker. He succeeds Robert Fishback, who is leaving the company. Casper joins the company from ATK Space Systems Inc., where he was vice president, finance and business operations.

Coordinated care plan HealthSpring Inc. has named Karey Witty executive vice president and CFO. He takes over from Kevin McNamara, who retired in May. Previously, Witty was EVP and CFO of Valitás Health Services Inc.

Rubin McDougal, who heads the finance function at construction and agricultural equipment maker CNH Global NV, has resigned from the company, effective June 22. A successor has yet to be named.

GeoEye Inc., a satellite and aerial information provider, has appointed Joseph Greeves executive vice president and CFO. He is a former EVP and CFO of Managed Object Solutions Inc.

David Froesel Jr., senior vice president and CFO of Omnicare Inc., plans to retire by year-end. Froesel has held the position at the company, a provider of pharmaceutical care for the elderly, for 13 years, and will stay on until his successor is named.