CFOs on the Move: Week Ending January 8

Dow Jones, Hanover Insurance Group, MDU Resources Group,, ikaSystems, Veeco Instruments, The Fortune Society, Ariat International.
Joan UrdangJanuary 8, 2010

As part of a company restructuring, Dow Jones & Co. finance chief Stephen Daintith will add the title of chief operating officer to his role. Prior to becoming CFO in 2008, Daintith headed finance at News International.

Steven Bensinger has joined The Hanover Insurance Group Inc. as senior financial officer and will become CFO in March, taking over from Eugene Bullis, who plans to retire in May. Bensinger formerly led finance at American International Group Inc.

MDU Resources Group Inc. has promoted Dorian Schwartz to head finance; his new appointment will be effective February 17. Schwartz, who joined the company in 2005 and is currently chief accounting officer, replaces Vernon Raile, who is retiring.

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Digital-coupon provider Inc. has named Richard Hornstein CFO. He comes to the company from Financial Intelligence, where he was managing director.

ikaSystems Corp., an enterprise-level Web-based technology provider for health-care payers, has appointed Ian Belinsky to the top finance spot. Previously, he was CFO of DentaQuest.

Veeco Instruments Inc. has named David Glass executive vice president, finance, and CFO, effective January 18. He succeeds John Rein, who is retiring from the company. Glass joins Veeco from Rohm and Haas, where he served as CFO of both the Electronic Materials Division and the Asia-Pacific region.

Paul Lieffrig has been appointed chief of finance at The Fortune Society, which creates programs that help once-incarcerated men and women rejoin their communities. Formerly, Lieffrig was manager of the Nonprofit and Government Services Group at Marks, Paneth & Shron LLP.

Equestrian apparel manufacturer Ariat International Inc. has named Dona Fisher to lead the finance function. Fisher has worked at Crayola since 2001, most recently as CFO.