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CFOs on the Move: Week Ending Oct. 3

Turner Broadcasting, Revlon, American Apparel, EMC, Mercer, NBTY, Autodesk, FinancialForce.com, A.M. Castle, CEC Entertainment
Joan UrdangOctober 3, 2014
CFOs on the Move: Week Ending Oct. 3

Pascal Desroches

Pascal Desroches

Pascal Desroches has been selected to lead the finance function at Turner Broadcasting System, effective Jan. 1. He had been controller at the firm’s parent company, Time Warner.

Revlon has promoted Roberto Simon to the top finance spot. He replaces Lawrence Alletto, who is leaving the cosmetics firm. Previously, Simon was senior vice president for global finance.

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Hassan Natha has been named finance chief at American Apparel, succeeding John Luttrell, who is resigning. Natha is a former CFO of Jones Soda and of Fisher Communications.

EMC has selected Zane Rowe to head finance, succeeding David Goulden. Previously head of North America sales at Apple, Rowe also formerly held the top finance spot at Continental Airlines and at United Continental Holdings.

Consultancy Mercer has chosen Helen Shan to lead the finance function. She takes over from Mark McGivney, who has been named senior vice president, corporate finance, at parent company Marsh & McLennan. Shan comes to Mercer from that firm, where she oversaw global treasury operations.

NBTY, which manufactures and distributes nutritional supplements and vitamins, and its parent company, Alphabet Holding, have named Dipak Golechha to the top finance spot. Most recently, he was CFO of Chobani.

R. Scott Herren has been named finance chief at software provider Autodesk, effective Nov. 1. He is now senior vice president of finance at Citrix.

Cloud enterprise resource planning provider FinancialForce.com has selected John Bonney to head finance. He joins the company from SAP, where he was global vice president of finance and division CFO of SAP Cloud.

A.M. Castle & Co. has named Patrick Anderson interim CFO, replacing Scott Stephens. Previously, Anderson was chief accounting officer and corporate controller at the specialty metal and plastic products distributor.

Temple Weiss has been appointed finance chief at CEC Entertainment, the operator of Chuck E. Cheese’s stores. Formerly, Weiss held the top finance spot at Pegasus Solutions.

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