CFOs On the Move: Week Ending May 28

Heather Dixon

Wellness treatment supplier Everside Wellness employed Heather Dixon as its new main fiscal officer. Dixon beforehand served as senior vice president, world controller, and main accounting officer of Walgreens Boots Alliance. Prior to that, she was vice president, controller, and main accounting officer of health care added benefits business Aetna. She also held roles with PepsiCo and American Express, with a target on specialized accounting, fiscal reporting, regulatory reporting, and project shipping. In addition to her part as CFO of Everside, Dixon is an impartial board member of Signify Wellness.

Blue Chicken CFO Jeffery Taylor will resign on June 11. Taylor joined the college bus maker in June 2020 from Wabash Countrywide, wherever he held the similar part. Phillip Tighe will rejoin the business as interim main fiscal officer though the business queries for its subsequent finance main. Tighe served as CFO at the maker for five yrs prior to retiring in June 2020.  

Rojeh Avenasian

Aspiration — a fintech startup backed by actors Leonardo DiCaprio, Robert Downey Jr., and Orlando Bloom — named Rojeh Avanesian as its new finance main. Avanesian was most just lately main fiscal officer of Disney streaming companies, which includes Disney Moreover, Hulu, and ESPN Moreover. In his prior part at Hulu, he led annual operating organizing, lengthy-assortment organizing, forecasting, and funds move and personal debt management. Avanesian was beforehand main revenue officer at Whalerock Industries, CFO at PriceGrabber, vice president for finance and accounting at MyLife, and a senior director of fiscal functions at Yahoo Media Team.

Mike Kourey is stepping down as CFO at cybersecurity business Okta, powerful June 1. Brett Tighe, the company’s senior vice president of finance and treasurer, has been appointed interim main fiscal officer though it queries for a everlasting substitute. Tighe has worked at the business for six yrs, most just lately primary the FP&A and treasury capabilities. Prior to joining Okta, Tighe put in practically 11 yrs at Salesforce in numerous leadership roles inside of its finance business.

Damon Fletcher

DataRobot named Damon Fletcher as its new CFO. Fletcher joins the AI system from Tableau, wherever he was main fiscal officer. Through his tenure as CFO, he helped navigate the company’s change to a subscription-based model, primary the business to in excess of $1 billion in revenue. Fletcher was also instrumental in Tableau’s acquisition by Salesforce. Prior to joining Tableau in 2014, he was a accredited general public accountant with PricewaterhouseCoopers. Fletcher replaces Matt Cain, who will action down right after six yrs in the part. Cain will carry on with the business in an govt leadership part. 

Tuesday Morning named Marc Katz interim CFO though the off-selling price retailer queries for his everlasting successor. Katz worked at Burlington Suppliers for 11 yrs, most just lately as main fiscal officer/principal. Prior to that, he was main fiscal officer and govt vice president of A.C. Moore Arts & Crafts and main information officer and senior vice president at Foot Locker. Katz replaces previous CFO Stacie Shirley, who left the business in March to grow to be finance main at real estate business Keller Williams Realty’s keeping business, KWx. 

Jason Darby

Amalgamated Financial named Jason Darby as CFO. Darby has been serving as interim CFO due to the fact very last month. He joined the lender in 2015 and his past roles incorporate govt vice president, main accounting officer, and controller. Prior to that, he was a crew chief in commercial banking for Money 1 Economical and as govt vice president at Esquire Financial institution. Before in his career, Darby held positions in finance and accounting at Money 1, North Fork Financial institution, American Express, and KPMG.  

Automotive AI application business Apex.AI appointed Paul Balciunas main fiscal officer. Most just lately, Balciunas served as CFO for electric automobile business Canoo, wherever he helped take the business general public. Before in his career, he worked at Deutsche Financial institution, wherever he acted as a lead underwriter for Tesla’s IPO. He was also concerned in the IPO of Standard Motors and the sale of the UAW Retiree Clinical Rewards Trust’s forty one.five% stake in Chrysler Team to Fiat North The us. 

Alex Kelly

Precision BioSciences appointed Alex Kelly as main fiscal officer. Kelly joined the biotechnology business in Oct 2020 as main corporate affairs officer and has served as interim main fiscal officer due to the fact December 2020. He was beforehand govt vice president of corporate affairs and main communications officer at Allergan and president of The Allergan Foundation. Prior to that, he was senior vice president, main integration officer for Actavis wherever he led again-to-again integration efforts for each the acquisition of Forest Labs and Allergan. He has held further senior-amount communications and trader relations roles with escalating accountability at Bausch + Lomb, Merck, Schering-Plough, Novartis, Pharmacia, and Pharmacia & Upjohn. 

Meal shipping business Fresh N’ Lean employed David Belford as main fiscal officer. Belford was beforehand main credit history officer and head of asset management for Colony Credit rating Authentic Estate and deputy portfolio manager for Colony Capital’s non-public funds series. His past roles at Colony Money incorporated the head of U.S. co-investments and the co-head of the London office environment.

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