CFOs on the Move: Week Ending February 1

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Co., Qualcomm, RockTenn, Align Technology, MFRI, Promisec, Narragansett Bay Insurance
Joan UrdangFebruary 1, 2013

Dave Evans has resigned as finance chief of The Scotts Miracle-Gro Co. Evans, who will stay on at the company through its first-quarter filing in February, joined the firm in 1993 and was named CFO in 2006.

William Keitel plans to retire from the top finance spot at Qualcomm Inc., effective March 11. He will be succeeded by George Davis, now CFO at Applied Materials Inc.

Corrugated and consumer packaging manufacturer RockTenn has promoted Steven Voorhees to the posts of president and chief operating officer. Voorhees has headed finance since 2000 and became chief administrative officer in 2008.

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Kenneth Arola has resigned as CFO and vice president, finance, at Align Technology. His resignation is effective March 4, but he will stay on as a company employee through June 28. Roger George, general counsel and vice president, corporate and legal affairs, will be interim CFO until a permanent successor for Arola is found.

MFRI Inc. has announced that interim CFO Gerald O’Connor has resigned. He will be replaced at the piping-systems manufacturer by Karl Schmidt, who has been named vice president-CFO. Most recently, Schmidt headed finance at Atkore International, formerly Tyco Electrical and Metal Products.

John Reilly has been named to lead the finance function at Promisec. He is a former controller at Kalido Inc., ManageSoft Inc., and Phonetic Systems.

Narragansett Bay Insurance Co. has appointed Kirk Lusk to the top finance spot. Previously, he was vice president of finance at The Hartford, and CFO-international at Aetna.

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