CFOs on the Move: Week Ending August 24

Clean Harbors, Carlson, Body Central, Career Education, Wayside Technology Group, Great Lakes Dredge &spamp; Dock, Model N, Parkway Properties, ViaSat
Joan UrdangAugust 24, 2012

Clean Harbors Inc. has named vice chairman, CFO, and treasurer James Rutledge president and chief operating officer, a newly created position. Rutledge, who will remain vice chairman at the energy, environmental, and industrial-services provider, is being replaced as CFO and treasurer by Robert Gagnon. Formerly, Gagnon was chief accounting officer and vice president of finance and business planning at Biogen Idec Inc.

Travel and hospitality firm Carlson has promoted Trudy Rautio to become its next president and CEO. Most recently chief financial and administrative officer, Rautio takes over from Hubert Joly, who has been named president and CEO of Best Buy Co.

Finance chief and treasurer Thomas Stoltz will add to his responsibilities at retailer Body Central Corp.: he has been named chief operating officer. He has also been appointed interim CEO to replace B. Allen Weinstein, who has resigned.

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Career Education Corp. has promoted Colleen O’Sullivan to the posts of CFO and treasurer. She succeeds Michael Graham, who has resigned. Formerly, O’Sullivan served as chief accounting officer and corporate controller at the company.

Wayside Technology Group has named Tom Flaherty to lead the finance function. He joins the company from StemCyte Inc., where he was vice president of finance.

William Steckel has been named to the top finance spot at Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corp. He takes over from Bruce Biemeck, who has been president and CFO since 2010 and will continue at the company as president and chief operating officer.

Revenue-management software developer Model N Inc. has selected Sujan Jain as its next finance chief. Most recently, Jain was vice president of finance at NetSuite.

Parkway Properties Inc. has named David O’Reilly to lead the finance function. O’Reilly, who has been interim CFO since May, will remain chief investment officer at the real estate investment trust.

Ronald Wangerin plans to resign from the top finance spot at ViaSat Inc. A search is under way for his replacement; in the meantime, corporate controller and chief accounting officer Shawn Duffy will become interim CFO. Wangerin will stay on as an employee through December 17 to aid in the transition.