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CFOs On the Move: Week Ending July 8

BNY Mellon, GameStop, Comscore, AllianceBernstein, Performance Food Group, WD-40 Company, Flock Safety, Dallas Area Rapid Transit, Binance.US

  Dermot McDonogh

Dermot McDonogh | BNY Mellon

Dermot McDonogh was named chief financial officer of BNY Mellon, effective February 1, 2023. McDonogh joins the bank from Goldman Sachs, where he was most recently chief operating officer for EMEA and CEO of Goldman Sachs International Bank. He joined Goldman Sachs in 1994 as a product controller in the finance division. McDonogh replaces Emily Portney, who became CFO in 2020. Portney will assume a new role leading the company’s treasury services, credit services, and clearance and collateral management businesses. 

Michael Recupero | GameStop

GameStop fired its CFO, Michael Recupero, amid reports of staffing cuts. Recupero was named chief financial officer in June 2021. The video game retailer’s chief accounting officer, Diana Saadeh-Jajeh, will take over as CFO. 

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Mary Margaret Curry | Comscore

Comscore’s chief accounting officer, Mary Margaret Curry, has been promoted to finance chief. Curry joined the media measurement and analytics company in 2011 as global tax director. She has since held roles of increasing responsibility, including senior director of global tax compliance and reporting, vice president of tax and treasury, and senior vice president and controller. Before joining the company, she spent nine years with KPMG. Curry succeeds Jon Carpenter, who was promoted to chief executive officer. Carpenter took over as the company’s CFO in November 2021 from Publishers Clearing House, where he held the same role. 

  Kate Burke

Kate Burke | AllianceBernstein

Investment management and research firm AllianceBernstein’s chief operating officer, Kate Burke, is taking on the additional role of CFO. Burke has been chief operating officer at the firm since July 2020 and head of private wealth since April 2021, which she stepped down from after the CFO appointment. Burke takes over for interim CFO Bill Siemers, who will return to his role as corporate controller and chief accounting officer. 

George Hearn | Performance Food Group

Performance Food Group promoted George Hearn to CFO of its foodservice segment. Hearn has been vice president and treasurer of the company since joining in 2019. He previously worked at General Electric, where he was a divisional CFO and key architect in a business line spinoff, later becoming CFO of that business. He has held CFO roles at GreenSky and Abaco Systems. 

  Sara Hyzer

Sara Hyzer | WD-40 Company

Sara Hyzer was promoted to CFO of WD-40 Company, effective November 1. Hyzer is currently vice president of global finance strategy at the household products manufacturer. Before she joined the manufacturer last year, she worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers for over 20 years, with the last six years serving as an audit partner. Hyzer succeeds Jay Rembolt, who is retiring.

James LaCamp | Flock Safety

Flock Safety, a public safety operating system, named James LaCamp as its first chief financial officer. For the last four years, LaCamp worked at Coupa Software, most recently as senior vice president of finance. At Coupa, he built a financial strategy that helped the company raise more than $2 billion in capital, successfully close more than 10 acquisitions, and launch a $50 million venture investment arm. Before Coupa, he was a partner at Deloitte and the U.S. technology industry software leader for Deloitte & Touche LLP, where he served early-stage startups to Fortune 50 technology companies. While at Deloitte, he served on the team that took Coupa public through an IPO. 

  Elizabeth Reich

Elizabeth Reich | Dallas Area Rapid Transit

Elizabeth Reich is the new CFO of Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART). She joins the transit system from the City of Dallas, where she was chief financial officer. Before that,  Reich spent 16 years working at the Social Security Administration, where she held several roles including CFO and deputy commissioner for budget, finance, quality, and management. 

Jasmine Lee | Binance.US

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance.US named Jasmine Lee as chief financial officer. Lee was most recently chief financial officer and chief operating officer of micro-investing app Acorns. She previously spent eight years working at PayPal, where she held several positions, including chief financial officer and chief operating officer for the consumer product group at PayPal. Lee began her career at Ernst & Young LLP.