CFOs On the Move: Week Ending November 18

Scotts Miracle-Gro, TJX, Lacework, eHealth, Mercury Financial, Clio Snacks, Nozomi Networks, KeyBank, Francesca's
Lauren MuskettNovember 18, 2022

  Matthew Garth

Matthew Garth | Scotts Miracle-Gro

Scotts Miracle-Gro named Matthew Garth as CFO, effective Dec. 1. Garth joins the lawn and garden manufacturer from Minerals Technologies, where he was chief financial officer. He previously held senior financial positions with aluminum company Alcoa, most recently as corporate vice president of financial planning and analysis and investor relations. Garth succeeds David Evans, a member of the ScottsMiracle-Gro Board of Directors, who was named interim CFO in August. 

John Klinger | TJX

TJX, the owner of off-price retailers TJ Maxx and Marshalls, promoted John Klinger to CFO, effective Jan. 29. Klinger, who joined the company in 2000, is currently executive vice president of finance. Before joining the company, he worked at Stride Rite, where he held various finance roles, eventually becoming the director of finance. Klinger takes over for Scott Goldenberg, who has been CFO since 2012. Goldenberg will continue as senior executive vice president of finance with responsibility for other corporate functions. 

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  Andrew Casey

Andrew Casey | Lacework

Cloud security company Lacework hired Andrew Casey as chief financial officer. Casey was most recently CFO of no-code digital adoption platform WalkMe, where he lead it through IPO in June 2021. He was previously senior vice president of finance and business operations of ServiceNow and before that vice president of finance at Hewlett-Packard. 

John Stelben | eHealth

Private online health insurance marketplace eHealth appointed John Stelben as chief financial officer. Stelben’s most recent experience was at Aetna, where he held multiple roles including CFO of government programs covering Medicare, Medicaid, federal employees, and public exchange businesses. Before that, he had multiple senior financial roles at Coventry Health Care, including interim CFO as well as operational responsibilities for Medicare Advantage. Stelben succeeds Christine Janofsky, who is leaving the company. Janofsky took over as CFO in Sept. 2021. 

  Jason Whiting

Jason Whiting | Mercury Financial

Mercury Financial named Jason Whiting as chief financial officer. Whiting joins the fintech from Barclays, where he was the head of strategy for the Americas. Earlier, Whiting spent over 20 years in investment banking at Barclays and formerly Lehman Brothers, including as head of banks and specialty finance. Whiting succeeds Steve Carp, who has been CFO for the last five years. Carp has been appointed to lead corporate strategic planning.

John Thompson | Clio Snacks

Clio Snacks hired John Thompson as finance chief. Before joining the snack company, Thompson was the vice president of finance for seven years at SodaStream, a part of PepsiCo and sparkling water-making brand. Earlier in his career, he was vice president of finance at heating and ventilation manufacturer Pinnacle Products International and vice president and controller at household cleaning tools manufacturer Quickie. 

  Jared Waterman

Jared Waterman | Nozomi Networks

Jared Waterman is the new CFO of security company Nozomi Networks. Waterman was previously chief financial officer at the human resources technology company Inflection. Before that, he worked at Yext, where he was senior vice president of finance. Earlier, Waterman was vice president of finance for Pandora, where he scaled finance from the ground up and helped take the company through an IPO and growing revenue to $1.5 billion. 

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  Clark H. I. Khayat

Clark H.I. Khayat | KeyBank 

KeyBank’s chief strategy officer, Clark H.I. Khayat, will take over as CFO on May 1, 2023. Khayat joined the bank in 2012, where he lead corporate strategy and then was group head of commercial payments. Khayat will replace CFO Donald R. Kimble, who is retiring. 

Teresa Baker | Francesca’s

Teresa Baker joined retailer Francesca’s as its new CFO. Baker has over 20 years of retail and e-commerce experience, including as CFO and COO at Colorado Group, senior vice president and acting president of EMEA and global e-commerce at Jimmy Choo, and CFO and head of operations at Liberty department store. Most recently, she was chief financial officer of the online dollar store Hollar. She replaces interim CFO Curt Kroll, who will continue to support the company until the end of the fiscal year.