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CFOs On the Move: Week Ending October 21

Nordstrom, Fanatics, BASF, Ally Financial, Prime Matter Labs, Baker Hughes, One Call, PowerToFly, Ollie’s
Lauren MuskettOctober 21, 2022

  Anne Bramman

Anne Bramman | Nordstrom 

Nordstrom chief financial officer Anne Bramman will leave the company on December 2. She was named CFO of the retailer in 2017 and has previously held CFO positions at Avery Dennison, Carnival Cruise Line, and Henri Bendel. Michael Maher, Nordstrom’s senior vice president and chief accounting officer, will take over as interim chief financial officer while the company looks for a permanent CFO. Maher joined Nordstrom in 2009 as controller and has held various finance leadership roles for the company.

  Andrea Ellis

Andrea Ellis | Fanatics Betting & Gaming

Fanatics named Andrea Ellis chief financial officer of its online sports betting and iGaming division. Andrea joins Fanatics following two years as CFO of electric scooter and bike share company Lime. Before that, she held various positions with increasing responsibilities for Restaurant Brands International (RBI). While there, she was head of investor relations and global financial planning and analysis for RBI, CFO and interim head of retail for Tim Hortons, and general manager of Popeyes. 

  Dirk Elvermann

Dirk Elvermann | BASF

Dirk Elvermann was promoted to chief financial officer of BASF. Elvermann has worked at the chemical producer since 2003 and has been leading the corporate finance division since 2019. He was previously chief financial officer of Wintershall Holding GmbH and managing director of BASF in Poland. Elvermann replaces Hans-Ulrich Engel, who is retiring.

  Bradley Brown

Bradley Brown | Ally Financial 

Jennifer LaClair stepped down as CFO of Ally Financial and has transitioned to a senior operating adviser role. Bradley Brown will take over as interim CFO at the auto lender. Brown has been corporate treasurer of Ally since November 2013. Before joining Ally, he spent 14 years at Bank of America, including three years in corporate treasury and 11 years in investment banking at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. 

Jessica Khuat

Jessica Khuat | Prime Matter Labs

Beauty and personal care manufacturer Prime Matter Labs hired Jessica Khuat as its new finance chief. Khuat joins the company from beer maker Heineken, where she worked for seven years, most recently as finance senior director of national sales and FP&A. Before that, she worked at Procter & Gamble, where she was finance lead for Wella Canada, its salon professional division. 

  Nancy Buese

Nancy Buese | Baker Hughes

Energy technology company Baker Hughes appointed Nancy Buese as CFO, effective November 2. Buese previously was CFO of mining company Newmont from 2016 until earlier this year. She spent more than a decade as CFO of MarkWest Energy Partners as well as CFO of MPLX (a subsidiary of Marathon Petroleum) following MPLX’s acquisition of MarkWest. Buese replaced Brian Worrell, who will move to a strategic adviser role and then leave the company in the second quarter of 2023.

  Juan Perez

Juan Perez | One Call

One Call, a care coordination leader within the workers’ compensation industry, appointed Juan Perez as chief financial officer. Perez previously spent six years as CFO of health care company WellPath. Perez replaces Paul Dascoli, who has been interim chief financial officer for the last nine months.

  Edith Hsu

Edith Hsu | PowerToFly

PowerToFly appointed Edith Hsu as the diversity recruiting and retention platform’s first CFO. Before joining the company, she was vice president of finance at Kigen, a spinoff of processor IP provider Arm. Earlier, Hsu held multiple senior finance positions at growth-stage and venture-backed startups.

Rob Helm | Ollie’s

Discount store chain Ollie’s named Rob Helm as CFO. Helm joins the company from children’s retailer The Children’s Place, where he was chief financial officer. He joined The Children’s Place in 2016 as vice president and controller was appointed CFO in April 2021. Before that, he held senior finance and accounting roles at Ralph Lauren, Fresh Direct, and Rag & Bone.

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