CFOs On the Move: Week Ending September 30

Tyson Foods, Rackspace Technology, FleetCor, Arm, Tally Health, SmartBear, Datassential, Emocha Health
Lauren MuskettSeptember 30, 2022

  John R. Tyson

John R. Tyson | Tyson Foods

Tyson Foods promoted John R. Tyson, son of Tyson Foods chairman John H. Tyson, to chief financial officer, effective Oct. 2. Tyson joined the company in 2019 and has been executive vice president of strategy and chief sustainability officer since October 2021. He previously worked in investment banking for J.P. Morgan and as a private equity and venture capital investor. Tyson succeeds Stewart Glendinning, who has been CFO since 2017. Glendinning will take over as group president of prepared foods.

  Amar Maletira

Amar Maletira | Rackspace Technology

Rackspace Technology, a cloud technology solutions company, promoted CFO Amar Maletira to CEO. Maletira has been president and chief financial officer of the company since November 2020. Before joining Rackspace Technology, he was CFO at Viavi Solutions and he previously worked at Hewlett-Packard for 15 years where he held several roles, including CFO of enterprise services for Americas. Maletira will continue as CFO while the company searches for a permanent replacement. 

  Charles Freund

Charles Freund | FleetCor

Charles Freund is stepping down as CFO of global business payments company FleetCor. Freund is leaving the company after almost 22 years to join a private equity-backed software company as CFO. Chief accounting officer Alissa Vickery will take over as interim CFO while the company looks for Freund’s permanent replacement. Vickery joined the company in 2011 and has been chief accounting officer since 2020. 

  Jason Child

Jason Child | Arm

Chip designer Arm named Jason Child as its new chief financial officer. Child has been CFO at software platform Splunk since 2019. He has held multiple CFO positions including at Opendoor, Jawbone, Amazon International, and Groupon, which he helped to take public in 2011. Child replaces current CFO Inder Singh, who will remain at Arm in an advisory role and assist in the transition through November.

  Melanie Goldey

Melanie Goldey | Tally Health

Biotechnology company Tally Health named Melanie Goldey chief executive officer. Goldey joins the company from in vitro fertilization tech firm TMRW Life Sciences, where she was chief operating officer and CFO. She was previously chief financial officer of Refinery29, where she led its merger with Vice Media Group, and as senior vice president of Everyday Health Group, where she helped scale the company through its IPO and subsequent acquisition. 

  Shital Whitmore

Shital Whitmore | SmartBear

SmartBear, a provider of software development and visibility tools, promoted Shital Whitmore to finance chief. For the last four years, Whitmore has worked as the company’s senior vice president of finance. Before SmartBear, she was vice president of corporate FP&A at Cengage Learning and was previously director of FP&A at Fresenius Medical Care. Whitmore takes over for Bryce Chicoyne, who has been serving as both chief operating officer and CFO. Chicoyne will remain COO. 

  Molly Josh

Molly Josh | Datassential

Food and beverage insights platform Datassential promoted Molly Josh to finance chief. Josh joined the company in 2019 as controller and was then promoted to vice president of finance and senior controller, a role she has held since May 2021. Before that, she was manager of finance operations of Connecture. 

  Erica Drohan

Erica Drohan | Emocha Health

Erica Drohan was named CFO of digital medication adherence company ​​Emocha Health. Most recently, Drohan was vice president of finance for Perch, a technology-driven commerce company. Earlier she was CFO of Australian online education company Open Colleges. Drohan replaces Vincent Crowe, who retired after six years as CFO. 

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