United Natural Foods has named Michael Zechmeister CFO and treasurer, replacing Mark Shamber, effective in mid-October. Zechmeister comes to the company from General Mills, where he was vice president of finance with Yoplait USA.
Mark McGivney has been promoted to the top finance spot at Marsh & McLennan, effective Jan. 1. McGivney, who takes over for the retiring J. Michael Bischoff, was senior vice president of corporate finance.
Ken Goodman has been named finance chief of Jet Support Services. He joins the cost-maintenance programs provider for the business aviation industry from NetJets, where he was senior vice president of financial planning and analysis.
PetSmart has appointed Rob Anderson to lead the finance function, effective Oct. 5. Previously, he was CFO at grocery chain Save-A-Lot.
Energy company Public Service Enterprise Group has named Daniel Cregg to head finance, effective Oct. 8. He replaces Caroline Dorsa, who had previoiusly announced that she would retire. Cregg has been vice president of finance for subsidiary Public Service Electric and Gas since 2013.
First Data has promoted Himanshu Patel to finance chief. He had been executive vice president of strategy, planning and business development since joining the firm in 2013.
Electromechanical-devices provider Sparton has selected Joseph McCormack to fill the top finance spot. He has been a senior financial consultant at the firm since June; before that, he headed finance at Ingenient Technologies.
Hotel owner and franchisor La Quinta Holdings has named CFO Keith Cline interim president and CEO, succeeding Wayne Goldberg. A search is under way for Goldberg’s permanent replacement.
Churchill Downs Inc., owner of Churchill Downs Racetrack, has chosen Marcia Dall to lead the finance function, effective Oct. 12. As CFO, she takes over for Bill Mudd, who was promoted to president and CFO last year. Previously, Dall headed finance at Erie Indemnity.
CFO and treasurer Mark Lammas will add the post of chief operating officer at real-estate firm Hudson Pacific Properties. He has been CFO and treasurer since the company’s initial public offering in 2010.