Ewout Steenbergen | Booking Holdings
Online travel reservation company Booking Holdings named Ewout Steenbergen its new finance chief, effective March 15, 2024. Steenbergen joins the company from S&P Global, where he’s been CFO since 2016. Previously CFO of Voya Financial, Steenbergen has held several leadership roles at ING Group around the globe, including CFO and chief risk officer for ING Asia-Pacific, CEO of ING's retail business in the Czech and Slovak Republics, and CEO of ING Nationale-Nederlanden Slovak Republic. Steenbergen succeeds David Goulden, who is retiring after six years with the company.
Jim Tarangelo | Aramark
Jim Tarangelo, Aramark’s senior vice president of finance and treasurer, has been promoted to chief financial officer, effective Jan. 13, 2024. Tarangelo has worked at the food service and facilities services provider for 20 years, including overseeing the finance organizations for South America and emerging markets and ultimately serving as CFO of Aramark International. Before joining Aramark, Tarangelo worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers and investment management firm Legg Mason. Tarangelo succeeds Tom Ondrof, who retires n January and will serve in a strategic adviser role through May 2024.
Sherry House | Lucid
Sherry House, chief financial officer of Lucid, is leaving the electric vehicle startup to “pursue other opportunities,” effective immediately. She will be in an advisory role through December 31. Before joining Lucid in May 2021, she worked at autonomous driving technology company, Waymo, most recently as treasurer and head of investor relations. Gagan Dhingra, Lucid's vice president of accounting and principal accounting officer, will take on the additional role of interim CFO while Lucid looks for House’s replacement. Dhingra has worked at the company for two years and previously led accounting at business planning software company Anaplan.
John Hollister | GlobalFoundries
John Hollister will take over as finance chief of semiconductor manufacturer GlobalFoundries on Feb. 5, 2024. Hollister joins the company from semiconductor manufacturing company Silicon Labs, where he has worked for almost 20 years. Hollister has been CFO of Silicon Labs for more than 10 years. He has also served as vice president of finance at Cicada Semiconductor and held finance positions at Cirrus Logic, Veritas DGC, and 3-D Geophysical. Hollister succeeds David Reeder, the new CFO of online pet-product retailer Chewy.
Abbey Omokhodion | Sila
Sila appointed Abbey Omokhodion as the battery materials company’s new chief financial officer. Omokhodion has worked at Intel for the last six years, most recently as CFO of the programmable solutions group. Before that, she spent nearly 10 years in finance at GE, including CFO for strategic accounts in GE Lighting. Earlier in her career, Omokhodion held finance roles at Ford Motor. She takes over from Warren DeSouza, Sila’s first CFO. After six years at Sila, DeSouza will remain as an adviser for the next month.
Charles Bracher | Grocery Outlet
Grocery Outlet’s chief financial officer, Charles Bracher, is stepping down, effective March 1, 2024. Bracher has been CFO of the discount grocery store chain for the past 11 years and helped it open more than 250 stores and grow net sales by nearly $3 billion. Bracher will work closely with Lindsay Gray, the company’s senior vice president of accounting, through his transition. If a new CFO is not appointed by the time Bracher departs, the company will appoint Gray as interim chief financial officer until a permanent replacement has been found.
Oliver Chow | Light & Wonder
Oliver Chow was named finance chief of global games company Light & Wonder (formerly Scientific Games). Chow has been interim CFO since August 2023 and previously was the company’s senior vice president of corporate finance. Before joining Light & Wonder in Oct. 2022, he spent five years in senior-level finance roles at Aristocrat, most recently as chief financial officer of Americas, EMEA, and customer experience. Earlier, he worked in finance roles with Universal Pictures, Deluxe Entertainment Services, and JPMorgan Chase. He is also a board member of United Way of Southern Nevada.
Joe Ayers | Epicor
Epicor interim CFO Joe Ayers will take on the role permanently. Ayers, who was appointed in September 2023, joined the business software company in March 2021 as vice president of finance leading the FP&A and business intelligence teams. Before joining Epicor, he spent five years in the audit practice at KPMG. He also worked at on SEC reporting and technical accounting at PG&E and Lithium Technologies (now Khoros) as chief of staff to the CEO and vice president of finance operations.