CFOs On the Move: Week Ending April 7

Bath & Body Works, Hyzon Motors, SiriusXM, Remote, ArcBest, Woodward, W&T Offshore, Sight Sciences
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Wendy Arlin

Wendy Arlin | Bath & Body Works

Wendy Arlin is stepping down as chief financial officer of Bath & Body Works. Arlin, who took over as CFO of the fragrance and body-care products in August 2021, will leave the company on July 29 or earlier if a successor is named. Arlin joined the retailer from Limited Brands, where she worked for almost 17 years, most recently as senior vice president of finance and controller. 

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Jiajia Wu

Jiajia Wu | Hyzon Motors

Hyzon Motors named Jiajia Wu as interim chief financial officer. Before joining the fuel cell electric vehicle company in 2021 as chief accounting officer, Wu was the global director of cost and technical accounting and reporting at safety science company UL Solutions. Before that, she held various positions at EY.

Thomas Barry | SiriusXM

Thomas Barry, currently SiriusXM’s senior vice president and controller, will take over as CFO on April 28. Barry has worked at the satellite radio company for the last 14 years and previously worked in finance leadership roles at Reader’s Digest, Xerox Engineering Systems, and Avon Products. Barry succeeds Sean Sullivan, who is leaving the company for an opportunity at a publicly traded company outside the industry. 

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Michiel Boere

Michiel Boere | Remote 

Human resources platform Remote hired Michiel Boere as its first finance chief. Boere joins the company from Uber, where he has worked for the last seven years, most recently as global CFO of Uber Eats. He is also on the supervisory board of RAI Amsterdam and was previously chief financial officer of Greetz, a Dutch e-commerce company.

Matt Beasley | ArcBest

Matt Beasley was promoted to finance chief of supply chain and logistics company ArcBest. Beasley, who joined the company early last year as treasurer, will take over on May 14. Earlier he spent nearly 15 years at Enable Midstream Partners and its predecessor companies in financial leadership positions. Beasley succeeds David Cobb, who is retiring after a 17-year career with the company.  

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Bill Lacey

Bill Lacey | Woodward

Manufacturing company Woodward appointed Bill Lacey as its new CFO, effective May 8. Lacey was most recently vice president of finance for Amazon’s books and Kindle content organization. Lacey had a 28-year career at General Electric, including as president and CEO of the company’s lighting division. During his GE tenure, he held several senior leadership positions, including as CFO of the company’s health care, medical diagnostic, and wind energy divisions. 

Trey Hartman | W&T Offshore

Independent oil and natural gas producer W&T Offshore named Trey Hartman, the company’s vice president and chief accounting officer, as interim CFO. Hartman joined the company as controller in April 2021 and was appointed to his current role in May 2022. He was previously vice president and controller for Sheridan Production. Hartman takes over for Janet Yang, who is leaving the company due to family reasons.

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Ali Bauerlein

Ali Bauerlein | Sight Sciences

Sight Sciences hired Ali Bauerlein as the eyecare technology company’s new finance chief. Bauerlein joins Sight Sciences from medical technology company Inogen. Bauerlein cofounded Inogen in 2001 and was its chief financial officer from 2009 through 2021. She is also a member of the board of directors of Pear Therapeutics, Gelesis Holdings, and Koya Medical.