Michael Berry Named IO CFO; George Slessman Comments

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Michael Berry, formerly executive vice president and chief financial officer at SolarWinds, has joined data center technology developer IO as the company’s CFO. He will oversee financial planning, investor relations and treasury activities and report directly to CEO George Slessman in his new position, IO said Thursday. Slessman said Berry brings experience in building financial and operational...

Larry Mechner Joins Akima as CFO; Bill Monet Comments

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Larry Mechner, a 25-year veteran of Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC), has joined professional services contractor Akima LLC as the company’s chief financial officer. Mechner will lead the Herndon, Va.-based company’s financial and accounting operations, Akima said June 27. He managed CSC’s contracts with federal agencies and departments in his most recent role at that company. Bill Monet,...

Wayne Wilkinson Appointed WBB CFO; William McMullen Comments

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Wayne Wilkinson Wayne Wilkinson, a 20-year industry veteran, has joined WBB as chief financial officer. He will be responsible for the contracting, human relations and finance departments, the Reston, Va.-based government services provider said Monday. “We are excited to have an individual with Wayne’s leadership and financial expertise join the WBB team and contribute to the company’s strategic...

Report: Peter Klein to Step Down as Microsoft CFO in June

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Peter Klein Peter Klein will leave Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) at the end of June after nearly three years of service as chief financial officer. Klein spent 11 years at Microsoft and the software giant is expected to promote his successor within the coming weeks, Reuters reported Thursday. Before becoming the company’s CFO, Klein served as corporate vice president and CFO of its business division,...

Kathryn Mikells Joining Xerox as EVP, CFO; Ursula Burns Comments

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Kathryn Mikells Kathryn Mikells, chief financial officer at home security system maker ADT (NYSE: ADT) since April 2012, will join Xerox (NYSE: XRX) as executive vice president and CFO on May 2. Mikells, current board member for the Hartford Financial Services Group, helped lead ADT through its separation from former parent company Tyco International (NYSE: TYC) and transition into an independent publicly-traded...

David Rowland Tapped as Accenture CFO; Pamela Craig to Retire

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David Rowland David Rowland, senior vice president of finance at Accenture (NYSE: ACN), has been promoted to chief financial officer and will succeed Pamela Craig on July 1. Craig will then retire from the consulting and professional services firm Aug. 31 after a 34-year career there, Accenture said Thursday. Pamela Craig The company announced the succession plan on the heels of releasing its financial...

Lucia Sinapi-Thomas Named Capgemini Deputy CFO; Aiman Ezzat Comments

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Aiman Ezzat Lucia Sinapi-Thomas, corporate finance director at Capgemini Group since 1999, has been promoted to deputy chief financial officer. The 21-year company veteran serves as an elected representative of employee shareholders and will report to CFO Aiman Ezzat in her new position, Capgemini said Thursday. Sinapi-Thomas began her career with the consulting, technology and outsourcing services...

Chuck Cosgrove Joins CRGT As CFO; Tom Ferrando Comments

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Tom Ferrando Chuck Cosgrove, former chief financial officer at Comtech Mobile Datacom Corp., has joined CRGT as its new CFO and will oversee its finance and accounting departments. The 30-year industry veteran will be based at CRGT’s headquarters in Reston, Va. and also lead the legal, information technology, program control and quality management departments, CRGT said Thursday. According to...

Christine Bailey Joins Accenture As Deputy Federal CFO

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Christine Bailey Christine Bailey, a former chief financial officer at L-3 Communications‘ (NYSE: LLL) MPRI division, has joined Accenture (NYSE: ACN) as deputy CFO for its federal services subsidiary, GovCon Wire has learned. Bailey joined MPRI in June 2011 as senior vice president and CFO, holding responsibility for the division’s financial planning, accounting, and contractual practices. Prior...

Kenneth Bedingfield Named Northrop Aerospace Systems CFO; Tom Vice Comments

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Kenneth Bedingfield Kenneth Bedingfield, Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) corporate vice present, controller and chief accounting officer since November 2011, has been appointed VP of business management and chief financial officer for the aerospace systems sector. Bedingfield succeeds Chuck Wands, who plans to retire from the company later this year, Northrop said Wednesday. Bedingfield will be...