CFOs on the Move: Week Ending Feb. 12

Coca-Cola Bottling, Hyatt Hotels, W.R. Grace, St. Jude Children's Hospital, Manpower, Evite, Greenbrier, Healthcare Realty, Trimble Navigation, Xce...
Joan UrdangFebruary 12, 2016
CFOs on the Move: Week Ending Feb. 12

Independent Coca-Cola bottler Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated has promoted treasurer Clifford Deal III to the top finance spot, effective April 1. He takes over for James Harris, CFO since 2008, who has been appointed executive vice president, business transformation.

Pat Grismer

Patrick Grismer

Hyatt Hotels has named Patrick Grismer to lead the finance function, effective March 14. Most recently, he headed finance at YUM! Brands.

Hudson La Force, who has been finance chief at W.R. Grace & Co. since 2008, has been promoted to president and chief operating officer. He will remain CFO until his successor has been named.

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John McGinnis has been named CFO at ManpowerGroup. He takes over for Michael Van Handel, who will become senior executive vice president. McGinnis most recently was global controller at Morgan Stanley; before that, he was finance chief at HSBC North America Holdings.

Pat Keel

Pat Keel

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has chosen Pat Keel to head finance. She joins the hospital from University Health System in Shreveport, where she also held the top finance spot.

Evite has selected Paul Pucino to fill the top finance spot. Previously, he headed finance at several companies, including Tekelec and Digital Insight.

Treasurer Lorie Tekorius will add the title of CFO to her position at The Greenbrier Cos. She replaces Mark Rittenbaum at the firm, which supplies transportation services and equipment to the railroad industry. Rittenbaum has been named executive vice president of commercial, leasing, and finance, a newly created post.

Real estate investment trust Healthcare Realty Trust has promoted J. Christopher Douglas to the top finance spot, succeeding Scott Holmes, effective March 1. Douglas joined the firm in 2003 and has been senior vice president since 2011.

Trimble Navigation has named Robert Painter to lead the finance function, taking over for Francois Delepine. Formerly, Painter was a company vice president, as well as general manager of Trimble Buildings.

Teresa Madden plans to retire as finance chief of Xcel Energy during the second quarter of the year. A search is under way for a replacement for Madden, who has headed finance since 2011.