CFOs on the Move: Week Ending March 19

PepsiCo, Lincoln Financial Group, Affymetrix, HealthCare Chaplaincy, PostRock Energy, Pericom Semiconductor, Foundation Radiology Group, nGenera, S...
Joan UrdangMarch 19, 2010

Richard Goodman, CFO of PepsiCo, will leave his position at the end of the month and take on a new role as executive vice president responsible for global procurement and operations, business information systems, and postmerger integration. Goodman will be replaced as CFO by Hugh Johnston, executive vice president of PepsiCo Global Operations.

Financial Group has appointed finance chief Frederick Crawford to the newly created post of executive vice president, corporate development and investments. He will stay in the top finance spot until a replacement has been found.

Timothy Barabe is the new head of finance at Affymetrix Inc. Barabe joins the technology company from Human Genome Sciences Inc., where he also served as CFO.

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HealthCare Chaplaincy, a multifaith organization, has appointed Kenneth Thompson CFO. Formerly, he was vice president, finance and administration, at the United Nations Association of the USA.

Jack Collins has been promoted to finance chief at natural-gas producer PostRock Energy Corp., effective March 26. Collins, who will succeed the resigning Eddie LeBlanc, has been executive vice president finance/corporate development since January 2009.

Pericom Semiconductor Corp. has named Aaron Tachibana senior vice president, finance, and CFO. He takes over from Angela Chen, who wanted to return to Asia and will become the company’s senior vice president, finance Asia. Tachibana formerly was CFO at Asyst Technologies Inc.

Barbara Beaudin has been appointed to lead the finance function at Foundation Radiology Group. Previously, she was vice president of finance at the specialty pharmacy division of Walgreen Co.

Sanjay Uppal is the new finance chief at software provider nGenera Corp. He comes to the company from Montavista Software, where he was also CFO.

Smart grid technology firm SmartSynch Inc. has named Ajit Habbu to head finance. He is a former CFO of Ener1 Inc.