CFOs on the Move: Week Ending July 24

Xerox, Ore Pharmaceuticals, JDA Software Group, Purfresh, Welch Allyn, PanTerra Networks, Financial Executives International.
Joan UrdangJuly 23, 2009

Xerox Corp. CFO Lawrence Zimmerman adds the title of vice chairman to his position. He has been at the company since 2002.

Benjamin Palleiko has been named senior vice president and CFO of OrePharmaceuticals Inc. Previously, he was senior vice president, corporate development, and CFO at Penwest Pharmaceuticals Co., and was principal of Intrepid Merchant Partners LLC, an investment and health-care advisory firm he founded.

Supply-chain solutions provider JDA Software Group has named Peter Hathaway executive vice president and CFO. He is a former executive vice president and CFO at Allied Waste Industries Inc.

Robert McNamara is the new head of finance at Purfresh Inc. He comes to the company, which provides technologies to purify and protect food and water, from Accuray Inc., where he was senior vice president and CFO.

Medical-products manufacturer Welch Allyn has appointed Karen Roscher to the position of senior vice president and CFO. Roscher, a former SVP and CFO of Conexant Systems, replaces Kevin Cahill, who retired in February.

Kevin O’Donnell has been appointed to the top finance spot at PanTerra Networks Inc. He joins the company from Cassatt Corp., where he was CFO.

Gerald Urich has been elected national chair of Financial Executives International. Urich, who is director, external reporting and compliance at The Hershey Co., was co-vice president at large last year. He has been a member of FEI since 1997.