CFOs on the Move: Week Ending Dec. 16

Xerox, Rent-A-Center, Illumina, Och-Ziff, CPI Card, FTD Cos., Titan International, Alexion, Tailored Brands, Adams Resources & Energy
Joan UrdangDecember 16, 2016
CFOs on the Move: Week Ending Dec. 16

William Osbourn, Jr., will head finance at Xerox following its split into two companies at the end of the year, and current finance chief Leslie Varon will retire after a period of transition. Most recently, Osbourn was co-CFO of Time Warner Cable.

William Osbourn, Jr.

William Osbourn, Jr.

Rent-A-Center has announced that CFO, treasurer, and executive vice president – finance Guy Constant has resigned. Maureen Short, senior vice president – finance, investor relations, and treasury, will become interim CFO.

Life-science tools manufacturer and marketer Illumina has named Sam Samad to lead the finance function, effective Jan. 6. Previously, he was corporate treasurer at Cardinal Health.

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Alesia Haas has been appointed to head finance at Och-Ziff Capital Management Group, taking over for the retiring Joel Frank. Formerly, she was CFO and head of strategy at OneWest Bank.

Payment-card producer CPI Card Group has chosen Lillian Etzkorn to fill the top finance spot, effective Jan. 1. She replaces David Brush, whose resignation was previously announced. Most recently, Etzkorn was treasurer at Dana Inc.

Stephen Tucker has been named executive vice president at FTD Cos., and will become finance chief on Jan. 1 following the departure of Becky Sheehan. Tucker formerly was senior vice president of financial operations at AT&T.


Sam Samad

Holding company Titan International has promoted James Froisland to CFO. He had been interim CFO since May.

Alexion Pharmaceuticals has selected David Anderson to fill the top finance spot vacated by Vikas Sinha. Previously, Anderson had been finance chief at Honeywell for 11 years.

Men’s clothier Tailored Brands has named Jack Calandra CFO and treasurer. As finance chief, he succeeds the departing Jon Kimmins. Calandra, who starts his new post on Jan. 3, formerly was senior vice president, corporate finance and investor relations, at The Gap.

Adams Resources & Energy has appointed Josh Anders CFO and treasurer, effective Dec. 15. He takes over for interim CFO and treasurer Sharon Davis, who will remain in her other posts as chief operating officer and chief accounting officer. Most recently, Anders was vice president – controller and principal accounting officer at Southwestern Energy.