CFOs on the Move: Week Ending April 20

United Continental Holdings, Christopher &spamp; Banks, Tellabs, American Midstream Partners, DaVita, The Innovation Group, Amicus Therapeutics
Joan UrdangApril 20, 2012

United Continental Holdings Inc. has promoted John Rainey to become its next CFO. He takes over from Zane Rowe, who is leaving the company. Previously, Rainey was senior vice president of financial planning and analysis at United; before that, he was vice president of financial planning and analysis at Continental Airlines.

Women’s clothing retailer Christopher & Banks Corp. has named Peter Michielutti to head finance. He succeeds Michael Lyftogt, who will return to his previous post as chief accounting officer. Michielutti joins the company from CSM Corp., where he also was CFO.

Andrew Szafran has been appointed to the top finance spot at Tellabs. He replaces Timothy Wiggins, who resigned last December. Most recently, Szafran was CFO of APAC Customer Services.

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Natural-gas company American Midstream Partners LP has selected Daniel Campbell to lead the finance function. Formerly, he was treasurer and vice president of finance at MarkWest Energy Partners LP.

Luis Borgen is resigning as finance chief of kidney-care provider DaVita Inc. Chief accounting officer Jim Hilger has been named interim CFO.

The Innovation Group plc has named Lewis Miller CFO of its North America business. He comes to the company, a business-process outsourcing provider, from Ernst & Young in the United Kingdom, where he most recently served as an audit director for the assurance practice.

Biopharmaceutical firm Amicus Therapeutics Inc. has appointed William Baird III to the top finance spot. Formerly, he was CFO of PTC Therapeutics Inc.