CFOs on the Move: Week Ending December 4

Newell Rubbermaid, UnionBanCal, Tollgrade Communications, Clarient, Constant Contact, Helmerich & Payne, Patient Safety Technologies, Alliance Data...
Joan UrdangDecember 4, 2009

Juan Figuereo has been named finance chief at consumer-products maker Newell Rubbermaid Inc., replacing J. Patrick Robinson, who is retiring. Previously, Figuereo was CFO of Cott Corp.

Vice chairman John Woods is now leading finance at UnionBanCal Corp. and its main subsidiary, Union Bank NA. He takes over from David Matson, who is retiring in February. Most recently, Woods was CFO of the Home Lending business at JP Morgan Chase. He is a former corporate controller at the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. (Freddie Mac), and later was CFO of the home-loan division at Washington Mutual Inc.

Tollgrade Communications Inc., a network service assurance products provider, has named Michael Bornak CFO and treasurer. Bornak, who has served as interim finance head since September, previously was CFO at Solar Power Industries.

Michael Rodriguez will be the new finance chief at Clarient Inc., effective December 7. He takes over from Raymond Land, who will stay on as a consultant until the company’s 10-K is filed. Rodriguez comes to Clarient, a cancer-diagnostics provider, from Endocare, where he also headed finance.

Constant Contact Inc., a provider of event marketing, e-mail marketing, and online survey tools, has announced that CFO Steven Wasserman is resigning from the company. A search is under way to find his successor; Wasserman plans to leave the company in March but will stay on if necessary to help with the transition.

Douglas Fears, who leads the finance function at contract-drilling company Helmerich & Payne Inc., plans to retire on April 30 after almost 24 years at the company. At that time, director of investor relations Juan Tardio will be promoted to the role of finance chief.

Marc Rose takes over as CFO, treasurer, and corporate secretary at Patient Safety Technologies Inc. He comes to the company from Protalex Inc., where he held the same positions.

Alliance Data Systems Corp. has named Charles Horn to the top finance spot. Most recently, he was CFO at Builders FirstSource Inc.

Philip Strawbridge is resigning as CFO of EnergySolutions Inc., effective December 31. He will be succeeded at the service provider to the nuclear industry by corporate controller Mark McBride.



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