CFOs On the Move: Week Ending May 6

Wayfair, BuzzFeed, Clariant, Tupperware, TuneIn, FanDuel, Hudson’s Bay, Halliburton, BrightView, Anji Pharma
CFOs On the Move: Week Ending May 6
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  Kate Gulliver

Wayfair promoted Kate Gulliver to finance chief. Gulliver was most recently vice president/chief people officer at the home goods retailer. She joined the company as head of investor relations after a career at Bain Capital as an investor and at McKinsey as a consultant. Gulliver takes over for Michael Fleisher, who is retiring. 

  Marcela Martin

BuzzFeed hired Marcela Martin as the media company’s new president. Martin is currency CFO of website publisher Squarespace. Martin joined Squarespace in November 2020 from, where she was chief financial officer. She spent three years at National Geographic Partners as executive vice president, CFO, and chief administrative officer and 18 years in leadership positions, including executive vice president and CFO at Fox International Channels. 

Clariant CFO Stephan Lynen is stepping down after a preliminary investigation of its accounting will require the company to restate its 2020 results. In February, the Swiss chemical company disclosed the accounting issues after a tipoff from internal whistleblowers. Bill Collins will take over as finance chief of Clariant on July 1. Collins will join the company from clean power producer Engie, where he most recently was head of North America and CFO. 

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  Mariela Matute

Mariela Matute is the new finance chief at consumer products company Tupperware. Matute is currently CFO of avocado and fresh produce distributor Calavo Growers. Before Calavo, Matute was CFO of Amazon Business, which focuses on business-to-business online procurement. Earlier roles included finance leadership positions at Driscoll’s, The Chia Co., Henkel, and Proctor & Gamble, where she led global finance organizations across North America, South America, Europe, and Asia.

  Tom Fuelling

Streaming audio service TuneIn named Tom Fuelling as chief financial officer. Fuelling was most recently CFO at people search engine Spokeo, where he joined in 2017. Before that, he worked as chief financial officer at interior design digital platform Laurel & Wolf. He also held CFO roles at Hulu, OpenX, and ARTISTdirect. At Hulu, he was the 12th employee and served more than six years as chief financial officer. 

David Jennings was named finance chief of FanDuel. Jennings joins the gambling company from parent company Flutter, where he served as group director of investor relations and FP&A. He also led the corporate development team at Flutter for a period. Before that, he was an equity research analyst, first at Goldman Sachs Asset Management and then at J&E Davy, where he focused on the gaming industry. 

  Nadira Singh

Hudson’s Bay, the Canadian department store’s brick-and-mortar operation, appointed Nadira Singh as chief financial officer. Most recently, Singh was vice president of finance at Ontario Power Generation. She previously held leadership roles with Ernst & Young, leading financial account and reporting, corporate governance and training, and assurance services in her time with the firm.

  Eric Carre

Oil field and energy services giant Halliburton promoted Eric Carre to CFO. Carre joined the company in 1991 as a project engineer and manager of technology and was most recently executive vice president of global business lines and chief health, safety, and environment officer. Carre replaces Lance Loeffler, who will move into the role of senior vice president of the company’s Middle East North Africa region.

Brett Urban will take over as CFO of commercial landscape company BrightView in October when John Feenan retires. Urban, who joined BrightView in 2016, currently works in the lead finance role in the company’s maintenance services segment. Before joining the company, he held senior finance positions at food service company Aramark.

  Julianne Averill

Anji Pharma tapped Julianne Averill as the biotech company’s next CFO. She joins Anji from Danforth Advisors, where she was a senior director providing operational and strategic CFO advisory services to biotech and health tech clients. Before that, she held multiple executive leadership positions at Alveo Technologies, BlackThorn Therapeutics, and Manifest MedEx. She started her career as an audit manager in the life sciences practice at Deloitte.