CFOs on the Move: Week Ending April 27

JetBlue Airways, Leap Wireless International, Books-A-Million, LPL Financial, The Children’s Place Retail Stores, Parkway Properties, BioScrip, Del...
Joan UrdangApril 26, 2012

JetBlue Airways has named Mark Powers to lead the finance function. He had been interim CFO since October.

Jerry Elliott will take over the top finance spot at Leap Wireless International Inc., effective May 1. The owner of Jerry Elliott Interests LLC, he is a former CFO of The Weather Channel, Frontier Communications, and Virgin Media.

Book retailer Books-A-Million Inc. has named R. Todd Noden as its next finance chief. He succeeds Brian White, who has resigned. Most recently, Noden was CFO of Dobbs Mills LLC.

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LPL Financial LLC has promoted CFO Robert Moore to the posts of president and COO, effective May 1. He will continue as finance chief while a search for his successor is under way.

Children’s apparel retailer The Children’s Place Retail Stores Inc. has named Steven Baginski to the top finance spot. Previously, he was finance chief at Kellwood Co.

Richard Hickson IV has resigned as finance chief of real estate investment trust Parkway Properties Inc. Effective May 10, chief investment officer David O’Reilly will take on the additional post of interim CFO until a permanent replacement for Hickson is found.

Pharmacy and home-health-services provider BioScrip Inc. has named Hai Tran CFO and treasurer, effective May 14. He takes over from MJ Graves, who has been interim CFO and treasurer since January 2011 and will remain a consultant to the company. Tran joins BioScrip from Harris Healthcare Solutions, where he was also CFO.

Kelyn Brannon has been appointed to the top finance spot at Delivery Agent Inc. She is a former CFO of Calix and of Calypso Technology.