Aradhana Sarin will become CFO at AstraZeneca when its takeover of Alexion Pharmaceuticals is finalized later this year. Dr Sarin is currently Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Alexion. She joined Alexion in November 2017 and was Chief Business and Strategy Officer before becoming CFO. Prior to joining Alexion, Dr Sarin was Managing Director of Corporate Banking and Healthcare Investment at Citi Global Banking. She was previously Managing Director of Healthcare Investment Banking at UBS and worked at JP Morgan in the M&A advisory and healthcare groups. Prior to her banking career, she trained as a doctor in India and spent two years practicing in India and Africa. Dr Sarin replaces Marc Dunoyer, who will become CEO of Alexion and Director of Strategy of AstraZeneca.
Carlos kirjner joined the software startup Celonis as the new CFO. Kirjner was most recently vice president of finance at Google, where he led finance for industries and products generating roughly $ 150 billion in revenue per year. He covered Google’s advertising business including engineering and sales, Google search, and Google Maps. Prior to Google, he worked at Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. as an equity research analyst covering the Internet industry. He started his career at McKinsey & Co., where he was a partner in technology and telecom practices.
Mercedes-Benz United States appointed Tobias Rist as CFO. Rist joined the parent company of automaker Daimler AG in 2004 and was most recently CFO of Mercedes-Benz car sales in Germany. Prior to that, he was CFO of Mercedes-Benz Thailand, then CFO of Mercedes-Benz Russia. Rist succeeds Christian Struwe, who has been appointed head of sales control at Mercedes-Benz cars Europe.
Tillamook County Creamery Association appointed Peggy Han his new executive vice president and chief financial officer. Han joins the farmer-owned dairy cooperative of supplement and vitamin retailer Vitamin World USA, where she was CEO since September 2020 and CFO for a year. Prior to that, she headed FP&A at Roche Molecular Diagnostics, a branch of the biopharmaceutical company F. Hoffman-La Roche.
Mesirow Financial Holdings promoted to financial director and administrative director Nathalie Brown to the president. Prior to joining Mesirow in 2018, Brown spent 18 years at Nuveen, where she held senior positions in accounting, finance and investor relations. She spent the first part of her career in finance and accounting at Kraft Foods and KPMG. Jesse keig, who has been with the firm since 2006, most recently as Financial Controller, will take over as Chief Financial Officer.
Great Panther Mining Limited appointed Sandra daycock as chief financial officer. Prior to joining the gold and silver producer, Daycock was Director of Business Development at Methanex Corporation, the world’s largest producer and supplier of methanol. At Methanex, she has also held leadership positions in investor relations, treasury, tax and FP&A.
Border communications hiring Scott beasley as CFO, effective June 14. Beasley was until recently CFO of Arcosa, a provider of infrastructure products and solutions, where he helped lead its public spin-off in 2018. From 2017 until the Arcosa split, Beasley was the chief executive financier of the Trinity group. Industries, having served as Vice President of Corporate Strategic Planning at Trinity since 2014. Prior to joining Trinity, he was an Associate Partner at McKinsey & Company. Beasley succeeds Sheldon Bruha, who is leaving the company.
HeidelbergCement promoted René Aldach to the group’s financial director at the cement company. Aldach joined the company in 2004 and was most recently Director of Group Reporting, Control and Consolidation. He was previously CFO for Hanson Australia. Aldach replaces Lorenz Naeger, who is retiring after 17 years.
Payment company Luxury appointed Scott bomar its new CFO, effective June 14. Bomar joins Deluxe after working at Home Depot, where he spent 15 years in financial and operational management positions of increasing responsibility. Most recently, he was senior vice president of home services, a $ 5 billion business unit. Previously, he was Vice President of Payments and Treasurer. He also led the company’s retail operations in China, as president of that company. Prior to joining Home Depot, he worked at SEI Investments and Deloitte Consulting.
Clean energy company Piedmont Lithium hiring Michel Blanc as the new CFO. White joins Piedmont after leaving ChampionX, formerly Apergy Corporation, a manufacturer of chemical solutions, where he was Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Corporate Controller. In this role, White provided financial leadership related to M&A activities, including a successful IPO. Prior to that, he was Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Corporate Controller for Aegion Corporation.
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