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CFOs on the Move: Week Ending August 20

Getty Images, Bally Technologies, Comstock Homebuilding, Cereplast, Power-One, Western Digital, Unitrin, Endicott Biofuels II, HemaCare, Pioneer Po...
Joan UrdangAugust 20, 2010

Photography and multimedia products creator and distributor Getty Images Inc. has named Bart Catalane as its new finance chief. Previously, he was CFO of webloyalty.com.

Neil Davidson has been promoted to CFO and corporate treasurer of Bally Technologies Inc., a designer, manufacturer, and distributor of gaming devices. He replaces Robert Caller, who is retiring. Davidson joined the firm as vice president of corporate accounting in 2006, and was named chief accounting officer in 2008.

Comstock Homebuilding Cos. has named Joseph Squeri to head finance. He is a former CFO of Choice Hotels International and of Federal Realty Investment Trust.

Heather Sheehan has been promoted to lead the finance function at sustainable-plastics manufacturer Cereplast Inc. She has been at the company since 2008, most recently as senior vice president & chief accounting officer.

Renewable-energy provider Power-One Inc. has named Gary Larsen CFO and senior vice president, finance. He succeeds Linda Heller, who has resigned. Larsen comes to the company from AuthenTec, where he also headed finance.

Wolfgang Nickl has been promoted to the top finance spot at Western Digital Corp. Nickl, who has been vice president of finance since 2005, takes over from Tim Leyden, who will become chief operating officer.

Diversified insurance holding company Unitrin Inc. has appointed chief accounting officer Richard Roeske interim finance chief. He replaces Eric Draut, who has resigned effective September 3.

Endicott Biofuels II LLC has appointed Roderick Hayslett to lead the finance function. He is a former CFO of Galveston Bay Biodiesel.

Lisa Bacerra has been promoted to the top finance spot at HemaCare Corp., which delivers blood products to hospitals and research organizations. She has been corporate controller since 2007.

Electrical-equipment manufacturer Pioneer Power Solutions Inc. has named Andrew Minkow to the posts of CFO, treasurer, and secretary. Most recently president of MAST Consulting, Minkow was a founding employee of Morgan Joseph & Co.