Would You Like Fries with that Retirement Package?
Published March 28, 2001
Thinking Outside the Box: Jack in the Box Inc., the San Diego-based fast-food chain, announced that Charles Duddles will retire from the company as executive VP and CFO. Duddles will continue as CFO until the company finds his successor, the company said in a statement. He joined the company in 1979 as controller and became CFO in 1985. In 2000, Duddles took home $363,077 in salary, $284,205 in bonus, $32,858 in other compensation, and $686,363 in exercised options.
Scoot Over: Zapworld.com named William R. Hartman as CFO. Prior to joining the Sebastopol, Calif.-based maker of electric bicycles and scooters, Hartman had been serving as a financial consultant for the company since January. His former gigs include division controller for Sega of America and other businesses in the San Francisco Bay Area. He has also worked as an audit manager with Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLP in San Francisco. He is Zapworld.com’s first finance chief.
Robert Crecca is getting himself organized for this new stint as corporate controller and chief accounting officer of Tab Products Co., a maker of products for paper-based file-tracking systems. Crecca will report to CFO David Davis. He joins the San Jose, Calif.-based firm from Moore Corp. Ltd., where he was most recently director of operations analysis and strategic planning.
Going for the Gold: St. Andrew Goldfields Ltd., a gold mining and exploration company, announced the appointment of Glenn Laing as its president and CFO following the resignation of Charles Gryba. Gryba intends to focus on the development of his patented “Double Post” mining technology and will be available to act as a consultant to the company.