CFOs On the Move: Week Ending February 26

Matthew Industry

Joby Aviation employed Matthew Industry as finance main of the electric air taxi firm. Industry is at this time CFO of North The united states at Ford Motor Corporation. Industry has spent extra than two many years working at Ford, in roles like basic auditor, where he led the modernization of inside audit, and CFO at Lincoln, where he released the brand in China and reinvigorated commercial effectiveness in the U.S. Right before Ford, he labored at Goldman Sachs and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve Technique. He has labored in global operations for considerably of his profession, like 9 many years in Asia Pacific and on chosen jobs in South Africa, Brazil, Europe, and Egypt. 

Virgin Galactic Holdings appointed Doug Ahrens as its new CFO. Ahrens most not too long ago served as CFO at Mellanox, a community firm in the semiconductor field, where he was liable for all finance functions until finally the acquisition by NVIDIA in 2020. Right before that, he was CFO for computer software engineering firm GlobalLogic. Previously in his profession, he spent in excess of a decade at Maxim Integrated Goods, leading fiscal setting up and coordinating M&A actions. Right before that, he served in many fiscal roles at Intel for 6 many years and as an environmental engineer at Chevron. He replaces Jon Campagna, who is stepping down as CFO. 

Debbie Clifford

Autodesk named Debbie Clifford as main fiscal officer, powerful March 8. Clifford, who at this time serves as finance main at SurveyMonkey, returns to Autodesk, where she spent 13 many years in several fiscal management roles, like as vice president for fiscal setting up and analysis. Clifford succeeds R. Scott Herren, who remaining the design and engineering computer software firm to become CFO at Cisco

Maxeon Solar Systems employed Kai Strohbecke as main fiscal officer, powerful March fifteen. Most not too long ago, Strohbecke has been the vice president of finance and world operations controller for Micron Technology. Right before that, he spent ten many years as CFO at Inotera Recollections, a memory semiconductor production firm situated in Taiwan that he aided record on the Taiwan Inventory Trade in 2006. Right before 2003, Strohbecke labored in several management roles at Infineon and Siemens Semiconductor Group. Strohbecke succeeds Joanne Solomon, who is retiring.

James Allen

Healthcare firm B. Braun Clinical named James Allen as main fiscal officer. For the final 6 many years, Allen served as an operating firm CFO with Steel Associates. His preceding practical experience contains fifteen many years at Johnson & Johnson in a range of organization growth and fiscal management roles. He began his profession at Amoco Corporation. Allen replaces Bruce Heugel, who is retiring soon after twenty many years working at the firm. 

Novolex appointed Dennis Norman as finance main. Norman joins the food stuff packaging manufacturer from healthcare IT and expert services firm nThrive, where he was CFO. Right before that, he spent 16 many years as an executive leader in cost of strategic setting up, finance, and corporate growth at Polymer Group/Avintiv, the final 6 many years as CFO. He succeeds Paul Palmisano, who is retiring soon after extra than 8 many years at the firm.

Ena Singh

Biofacturing firm Zymergen promoted Enakshi (Ena) Singh to finance main. Singh has aided Zymergen near extra than $one billion in equity financing and $100M in financial debt because signing up for the firm as vice president of finance in 2014. Singh previously served as senior vice president of asset management at Mubadala, Abu Dhabi’s sovereign prosperity fund. Beforehand, she was the vice president of technology financial investment banking at Merrill Lynch and an analyst for Latin American financial investment banking at Salomon Smith Barney.

Loyola Marymount University promoted Aimee Uen to senior vice president and main fiscal officer. Uen, who has labored at the university for ten many years, was most not too long ago vice president for finance and controller. Right before signing up for LMU, Uen was an assurance supervisor at PricewaterhouseCoopers. 

GameStop CFO Jim Bell is resigning soon after fewer than two many years. Bell reportedly was pressured to resign as aspect of a push by activist trader Ryan Cohen to “reshape the ailing retailer.” Bell will step down on March 26 and GameStop has released a search for a substitute. The announcement of his departure arrived about a thirty day period soon after a trading frenzy fueled by retail investors despatched GameStop’s stock on a Wall Avenue rollercoaster trip. 

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