In January 2024, some CFOs have made a move in their career by accepting a new position. Today, we will focus 11 CFOs that accepted new positions this month.
Amazon Names John Felton as New CFO of AWS
Amazon named John Felton as senior vice president and the new CFO of Amazon Web Services (AWS), according to the company.
Per messages penned by CEO Doug Herrington and Felton, the long-time Amazon executive will assume the finance chief role and report to Brian Olsavsky, CFO of Amazon. Felton has been with the company for nearly two decades, most recently as a senior vice president of worldwide operations, per his LinkedIn profile.
CVS Health has Named Tom Cowhey as New CFO
CVS Health’s interim CFO and senior vice president of corporate finance, Tom Cowhey, has been formally appointed as its next CFO. Since joining CVS Health in Feb. 2022, Cowhey has overseen investor relations, corporate development, treasury, and finance operations, working closely with departing CFO, Shawn Guertin.
Sonos has Named Saori Casey as New CFO
Saori Casey was appointed finance chief of Sonos, a wireless, portable speakers, and home sound systems developer and manufacturer. Since July 2011, Casey has worked as vice president of finance at Apple. Before that, she spent 15 years at Cisco, where she held several finance leadership positions, including vice president of finance and senior director of finance.
Life Time has Named Erik Weaver as New CFO
Erik Weaver, who has worked at the company for 20 years and has been chief accounting officer and controller since May 2022, took on the additional role of interim CFO effective Jan. 1. Life Time CFO Robert Houghton abruptly resigned on Dec. 31, about 16 months after joining the fitness center operator.
Impossible Foods Names Elaine Paik as New CFO
Impossible Foods appointed Elaine Paik as finance chief of the plant-based food maker. Paik spent 25 years at Colgate-Palmolive. Her roles included vice president and corporate treasurer, and director of capital markets and European treasury.
Scholastic Names Haji Glover as New CFO
Scholastic, a prominent global children’s publishing, education, and media company, has appointed Haji Glover as the new Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, effective January 22, 2024. Mr. Glover will be taking over from Ken Cleary, who is transitioning to become President of International. In his new role, Glover will oversee the financial operations of the company, including financial reporting, planning, controllership, tax, and treasury.
Alimera Sciences Names Elliot Maltz as New CFO
Alimera Sciences hired Elliot Maltz as the global pharmaceutical company’s CFO. Maltz was most recently chief financial officer of global biotech company Orgenesis.
Daimler Truck has Named Eva Scherer as New CFO
Eva Scherer was appointed chief financial officer of Daimler Truck. Scherer has worked at Siemens AG for the last 20 years, most recently as executive vice president and global head of investor relations.
Innovative Food Holdings Names Gary Schubert as New CFO
Innovative Food Holdings, Inc. has named Gary Schubert as its new chief financial officer. Schubert succeeds Richard Tang, who has been CFO for three years. Before joining the company, Schubert was most recently senior director of finance and transformation strategy for Walmart for two years. He was with Walmart for approximately 15 years. He was with Tyson Foods, Inc. for three years as its senior financial analyst.
Northern Data Group Names Elliot Jordan as Group CFO
Northern Data Group, a leading provider of High-Performance Computing (HPC) infrastructure solutions, today announces a key appointment to its Group Executive Committee of Elliot Jordan as Group Chief Financial Officer. Elliot will join the Group in late February 2024. Elliot has over 20 years of financial and capital markets experience, having held the CFO role at Farfetch during a period of rapid expansion and leading the company’s IPO on the New York Stock Exchange in 2018.
Drinks has Named Matt Wolf as New CFO
Digital commerce technology company Drinks has named Matt Wolf as its chief financial officer. Drinks operates a suite of e-commerce tools that enable alcohol retailers and producers to maintain compliance to regulatory rules when conducting sales. Wolf previously served as the chief financial officer of two technology companies: San Francisco-based Roadster Inc. and New York-based ChartHop Inc. He will be taking over the role at Drinks from Kristopher Scott, who had served as the company’s chief financial officer since 2018.