Sean Sullivan will become finance chief at SiriusXM on October 26. Sullivan has served as CFO at AMC Networks since 2011. Before that, he was the chief corporate officer at Rainbow Media Holdings, the predecessor of AMC Networks. Earlier in his career, Sullivan was chief financial officer at HiT Entertainment, a children’s entertainment company. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of Acushnet Holdings. Sullivan succeeds David Frear, who will be pursuing other opportunities after 17 years as CFO.
Payments platform Paysafe Group named Ismail Dawood as its new group chief financial officer, effective September 28. Dawood joins the company from Branch International, where he was CFO. Before that, he was CFO at WageWorks. He previously held CFO roles at Santander Consumer USA and BNY Mellon. Earlier in his career, he spent 14 years in a range of finance and corporate leadership roles at Wells Fargo. Dawood replaces former CFO, Peter Smith.
CenterPoint Energy named Jason Wells chief finacial officer, effective September 28. Wells was most recently CFO at PG&E, where he has worked for the past 13 years. Before becoming CFO, Wells held leadership positions in business finance and accounting with pg&e and its subsidiary, Pacific Gas and Electric Company. He began his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers in assurance and business advisory services. Wells also serves on the Board of the San Francisco-Marin Food Bank. He takes over for Kristie Colvin, who has been serving as interim CFO.
Trinity Life Sciences appointed Rebecca McNamara as chief financial officer. McNamara was most recently chief integration officer at education technology company Cengage. During her time at Cengage, she also served as interim CFO and a senior vice president of finance planning and analysis for the company. McNamara previously worked at Thomson Reuters and TheStreet.com.
Carrie Wheeler is the new CFO at Opendoor. Wheeler has been a board member for the online residential real estate platform for the past year. Before Opendoor, Wheeler worked at private investment firm TPG Global for more than two decades. She was a partner at TPG Global and led its investments in the consumer and retail sectors. Wheeler currently sits on the boards of Dollar Tree and APi Group. She has previously been on the boards of Neiman Marcus, Dollar Tree, and Petco. She takes over for Gautam Gupta, who is leaving to start a company.
Nolan Transportation Group named Joanne Bleavins as chief financial officer. Bleavins previously worked at Newell Brands, where she started her career in investor relations and progressed over 17 years in a variety of corporate and business unit leadership roles, most recently chief financial officer of the baby division. She started her career in audit at PriceWaterhouseCoopers and Bristol Myers Squibb.
Xerox chief financial officer William Osbourn will leave the company for personal reasons, effective September 30. Xavier Heiss, a 32-year company veteran, will take over as interim CFO while the company searches for a permanent successor. Heiss has served in several leadership positions in finance, business transformation, and sales. Before being promoted to executive vice president and president of EMEA operations earlier this year, he served as controller of the company and CFO of the company’s Americas operations.
Nella Domenic is joining Dataminr as the AI company’s finance chief. Domenici was most recently the CFO and a member of the operating committee at hedge fund Bridgewater Associates. Before Bridgewater, Domenici was a member of the management committee and chief of staff at Citadel Investment Group. Before that, she was an investment banker at Drexel Burnham Lambert, DLJ, and Credit Suisse, where she rose to head of middle-market mergers and acquisitions.
British low-cost airline EasyJet appointed Kenton Jarvis as CFO. Jarvis is currently CEO of aviation and business improvement director – markets at TUI Group. He has held several senior group and divisional finance roles since joining TUI in 2003. Before joining TUI Travel, Kenton was the finance director at Airtours Holidays and held commercial finance roles at Adidas. Jarvis replaced Andrew Findlay, who announced he was stepping down in May.