Jamie Caulfield | PepsiCo
Jamie Caulfield was named chief financial officer of PepsiCo. Currently, Caulfield is senior vice president and CFO of PepsiCo Foods North America. He has worked at the food and beverage giant for 30 years, where he has held several leadership positions, including CFO of PepsiCo Beverages Canada and senior vice president of investor relations. Caulfield replaces Hugh Johnston, who is leaving the company to take the top finance spot at Disney. Johnston joins the media giant after a 34-year career at PepsiCo, where he has been CFO since 2010.
Gautam Ranji | Sphere Entertainment
Gautam Ranji, CFO of the Sphere arena in Las Vegas, resigned from his position days before the entertainment company’s quarterly earnings presentation where it reported an operating loss of $98.4 million for the fiscal quarter ending Sept. 30. Ranji was CFO for 11 months before his resignation, and, according to the 8K filing, the departure was not a result of any disagreement with its auditors or any member of management. Greg Brunner, the company’s senior vice president, controller, and principal accounting officer has taken over as interim principal financial officer.
Vinay Bassi | CPSI
Vinay Bassi will take over as finance chief of community healthcare solutions company CPSI on Jan. 1, 2024. For the last seven years, Bassi has worked at Nielsen Holdings, an audience measurement, data, and analytics provider. He was most recently CFO for the audience measurement division and previously held various senior operational and financial roles. Before joining Nielsen, he was vice president of corporate development and strategy at Avaya, a technology collaboration company. Bassi succeeds Matt Chambless, who will remain as an adviser to the company to support the CFO transition.
Matt Anderson | Nextdoor
Nextdoor, a social network for neighborhoods, promoted Matt Anderson to CFO. Anderson has worked at the company for over four years, most recently as head of finance and strategy. Before that, he worked at financial services platform Block, previously known as Square, for six years as head of finance and strategy, corporate finance, and operations. Anderson replaces Mike Doyle, who was named the company’s first CFO in 2018. The CFO change comes as Nextdoor said it plans to lay off 25% of its full-time staff as part of a broader cost reduction plan to reduce current personnel expenses by $60 million.
Tony Skarupa | Access
Access promoted CFO Tony Skarupa to CEO of the records and information management services provider. Skarupa joined the company in 2016 as finance chief after working in the same role at The Brickman Group. Before that, he held senior financial positions with CapitalSource and the Advisory Board Company. He started his career in the audit group of KPMG. William Prate, who has been senior vice president of finance for the last two years, will take over as interim chief financial officer.
Brad Reynolds | Shipley Do-Nuts
Brad Reynolds was appointed finance chief of Shipley Do-Nuts. The restaurant executive has previously held CFO roles at fast-casual pizza restaurant chain Blaze Pizza and hamburger restaurant chain Smashburger. He previously held the chief operating officer position at lifestyle hospitality company SBE Hospitality Group.
Andrew Cox | Apogee
U.S. defense and national security solutions provider Apogee hired Andrew Cox as chief financial officer. Before joining Apogee, Cox was the vice president of finance at Parsons, a technology provider in the national security and global infrastructure markets. He was previously the vice president of finance at Braxton Science and Technology Group and CFO at TechWise.
Matt Stumpf | AppLovin
Matt Stumpf, vice president of finance and FP&A of AppLovin, has been promoted to chief financial officer of the marketing platform, effective Jan. 1, 2024. Stumpf joined the company in 2020 from PwC, where he worked for over 13 years, most recently as financial due diligence director. He replaces Herald Chen, president and CFO, who is leaving the company to pursue new career opportunities.