CFOs on the Move: Week Ending May 3

Time Warner Cable, Vonage Holdings, Cox Enterprises, Comcast Cable, Dick’s Sporting Goods, PDL BioPharma, Bebe Stores, SnapLogic, AdCare Health Sys...
Joan UrdangMay 3, 2013

Arthur Minson has been appointed to lead the finance function at Time Warner Cable Inc. He replaces Irene Esteves, who is leaving the company. Since 2009, Minson has held several positions at AOL Inc., including chief financial and administrative officer and chief operating officer. He also previously worked at Time Warner Cable, where he was named senior vice president of finance in 2006 and deputy CFO in 2007.

David Pearson has been named CFO and treasurer at Vonage Holdings Corp. Most recently, he was a managing director at Deutsche Bank, where he was also group head of global media and telecom.

Cox Enterprises Inc. has selected Douglas Franklin as its next finance chief. He takes over from John Dyer, who will become chief operating officer. Franklin is now president of Cox Media Group.

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Catherine Avgiris has been promoted to the top finance spot at Comcast Cable, effective July 1. She succeeds Dave Scott, who is retiring. Avgiris is currently executive vice president and general manager for communications and data services.

Andre Hawaux will become CFO and executive vice president of finance, administration, at Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc. in June. He replaces Timothy Kullman, who is retiring. Formerly, Hawaux was president, consumer foods, at ConAgra Foods Inc.

PDL BioPharma Inc. has named Peter Garcia CFO and acting chief accounting officer, effective May 13. Most recently, he headed finance at BioTime Inc.

Women’s clothing retailer Bebe Stores Inc. has promoted Liyuan Woo to the top finance spot. Woo, who joined the company in 2010, had been principal accounting officer (a title she will keep) as well as vice president-corporate controller.

SnapLogic Inc. has named Spencer Punter to head finance. He comes to the enterprise cloud integration company from Capital Dynamics, where he was managing director and head of U.S. venture capital.

Senior-living provider AdCare Health Systems Inc. has chosen Ronald Fleming as its finance chief. He is a former chief accounting officer and controller of Mariner Health Care Inc.

Callidus Software Inc. has appointed Bob Corey to lead the finance function, effective May 31. Corey, who succeeds Ronald Fior, has been CFO of FrontRange Solutions USA since May 2012.