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CFOs on the Move: Week Ending Nov. 27

Microsoft, Planet Payment, Conductor, Builders FirstSource, Integra Bank, EnerSys, Micros Systems.
Joan UrdangNovember 25, 2009

Microsoft Corp. CFO Chris Liddell will leave the company at the end of the year. He will be replaced by Peter Klein, who currently heads finance for Microsoft’s Business Division. Liddell has been at Microsoft since 2005; before that, he was CFO at International Paper Co.

Planet Payment Inc. CFO Seth Asofsky has a new role at the company as senior vice president, U.S. region. He successor is Robert Cox, who was named CFO and treasurer of the international multicurrency data and payment processor. Cox comes to Planet Payment from Harris Interactive, where he also served as treasurer and finance chief.

Dan Murphy will lead the finance function at Conductor Inc., a provider of search-engine optimization measurement technology. He is a former CFO of Marketing Technology Solutions/Qualityhealth.com.

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Building-products manufacturer and supplier Builders FirstSource Inc. has named M. Chad Crow to the top finance spot. He replaces Charles Horn, who has resigned from the company. Crow joined Builders FirstSource in 1999 has been its controller since 2000.

Michael Carroll is the new CFO at Integra Bank Corp. Carroll, who has been at the firm since 2002, was named controller and principal accounting officer in 2005.

Industrial-battery manufacturer and distributor EnerSys has announced that its CFO, Michael Philion, is retiring. He will be succeeded by corporate controller Michael Schmidtlein on an interim basis while a search for a permanent finance chief is under way.

Gary Kaufman, CFO at information-technology solutions provider Micros Systems Inc., will retire on March 31 of next year. Replacing him at that time will be Cynthia Russo, corporate controller at the company.

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