CFOs on the Move: Week Ending Oct. 28

Sherwin-Williams, Nordstrom, Aerojet Rocketdyne, Allete, Buffalo Wild Wings, Calibre Systems, Penn National Gaming, Inteliquent, Tronox
Joan UrdangOctober 28, 2016
CFOs on the Move: Week Ending Oct. 28

Allen Mistysyn has been promoted to CFO and senior vice president – finance at The Sherwin-Williams Co., effective Jan. 1. He takes over for Sean Hennessy, who will become senior vice president – corporate planning, development, and administration. Mistysyn joined the firm in 1990 and is currently senior vice president – corporate controller.


Paul Lundstrom

Finance chief Mike Koppel plans to retire from Nordstrom in the spring. He has been at the retailer since 1999 and has held the top finance spot since 2001.

Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings has named Paul Lundstrom CFO and vice president of finance, effective Nov. 7, replacing Kathy Redd at the propulsion-systems manufacturer and supplier. Lundstrom is a former vice president of investor relations at United Technologies.

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Energy firm Allete has promoted Bob Adams to head finance, effective March 4. Adams, who will take over for retiring Steve DeVinck, has been at the company since 1987 and is now chief risk officer.

Buffalo Wild Wings has selected Alexander Ware to lead the finance function. He comes to the restaurant chain from MStar Holding Corp., where he was executive chairman. Earlier in his career, he was finance chief at PepsiAmericas from 2005 until it was acquired by PepsiCo in 2010.

Information-technology and management-consulting firm Calibre Systems has promoted Jeffrey Giangiuli to the posts of CFO, corporate treasurer, and secretary, succeeding the retiring Jack Mutarelli. Previously, Giangiuli was chief operations officer.

Bob Adams

Bob Adams

Subject to regulatory approval, Penn National Gaming has promoted William Fair to the top finance spot, effective Jan. 1. He takes over for Saul Reibstein, who is retiring at the end of the year. Fair has been chief development officer since 2014.

Magnum Hunter Resources, a crude-oil and natural-gas exploration and production company, has appointed Michael Koy finance chief. Most recently, he was CEO of Denali Energy.

Kurt Abkemeier has resigned as head of finance at Inteliquent. Controller Eric Carlson will serve as interim principal financial officer and interim principal accounting officer while the company conducts a search for Abkemeier’s replacement.

Chemical company Tronox has chosen Timothy Carlson to fill the top finance spot. Previously, he led the finance function at Precision Valve.