CFOs On the Move: Week Ending November 11

Hasbro, United Rentals, SharkNinja, Keurig Dr. Pepper, SOC Prime, Bluebird Bio, Inteleos, WPP, CrossCountry Consulting
Lauren MuskettNovember 11, 2022

  Deborah Thomas

Hasbro finance chief Deborah Thomas is retiring after 24 years at the company. Before taking over as CFO in 2009, she was the company’s corporate comptroller and head of corporate finance. Hasbro has started a process to identify her successor, looking at both internal and external candidates. Thomas will remain as CFO until her successor is in place and will then transition to an adviser.

Ted Grace | United Rentals

Ted Grace was named CFO of equipment rental company United Rentals. Grace has been interim chief financial officer since July and previously spent six years as vice president and head of investor relations. Earlier in his career, he was an analyst at Goldman Sachs and vice president of investment banking at Bank of America. 

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  Paul Carbone

Paul Carbone | SharkNinja 

Paul Carbone was hired as the new finance chief of SharkNinja. Carbone joins the small home appliance company from YETI, where he was CFO for four years. Before that, he was chief operating officer of retailer Talbots and held several finance leadership roles, including CFO at Dunkin’ Brands.

Ozan Dokmecioglu | Keurig Dr. Pepper

Ozan Dokmecioglu, the CEO and former CFO of Keurig Dr. Pepper, agreed to resign after less than four months in the role for violating the company’s code of conduct. The beverage company said the violations were not related to the company’s strategy, operations, or financial reporting. The company’s board reappointed chairman and former CEO Bob Gamgort as chief executive.

Jeff Moon | SOC Prime

Jeff Moon was promoted to CFO of threat detection marketplace SOC Prime. For the last six months, Moon was vice president of finance at the company. Moon joined SOC Prime from Tetrate, where he was head of finance and operations. Before that, he worked at Citrix Systems for almost 10 years, most recently as finance director of product and engineering. 

  Chris Krawtschuk

Chris Krawtschuk | Bluebird Bio

Chris Krawtschuk was hired as CFO of Bluebird Bio. Krawtschuk joins the biotechnology company from Jubilant Pharma, where he was CFO. Before that, he was U.S. CFO of MorphoSys and vice president, lead divisional controller at Pfizer. Earlier in his career, he spent 15 years at PwC, most recently as managing director in PwC’s capital markets and accounting advisory practice. Krawtschuk takes over for interim CFO Katherine Breedis, who will become a strategic adviser.

Wendy Reeling | Inteleos

Inteleos, a nonprofit global health care certification organization, hired Wendy Reeling as chief financial officer. Reeling was most recently CFO for Apex Physics Partners, a radiation therapy and diagnostic imaging services firm, and was previously CFO of Amatus Health. Reeling takes over for Zerihun Haile-Selassie. 

  Joanne Wilson

Joanne Wilson | WPP

WPP named Joanne Wilson as the communications and media management service provider’s new chief financial officer. Wilson is currently CFO of British soft drink company Britvic. She was previously chief financial officer of customer data science company Dunnhumby and head of M&A at British grocery chain Tesco. Wilson replaces John Rogers, who is leaving the company. 

Steve Boyce | CrossCountry Consulting

CrossCountry Consulting appointed Steve Boyce as CFO of the business advisory firm. Boyce was most recently principal of Boyce Advisory Services. He held the CFO seat at RRD Capital, a SPAC sponsor of RRD I Acquisition. His experience also includes managing director and chief financial officer of MorganFranklin Consulting and more than a decade at NeuStar in a variety of roles, including vice president of finance and treasurer. Boyce replaces Amy Seibel, who is retiring due to health reasons.