Weyerhaeuser Co. elected Patricia M. Bedient executive vice president and CFO of the $21.9 billion forest products company, based in Federal Way, Wash. Bedient, 53, succeeds Richard Taggart, who has retired. Prior to joining Weyerhaeuser, she was a managing partner and head of the Forest Products Practice in the Seattle office of Arthur Anderson LLP. She was also a partner and certified public accountant for their Portland and Boise offices. She also serves on the board of directors of Alaska Air Group.
Amgen Inc., the $14.3 billion biotech company, based in Thousand Oaks, Calif., has appointed Robert Bradway executive vice president and CFO. Bradway, 44, replaces Richard Nanula, who resigned to pursue other opportunities. Bradway came to Amgen in 2006 as vice president of operations strategy. Before joining Amgen, he served as managing director in investment banking for Morgan Stanley's New York and London offices. He also led Morgan Stanley's healthcare practices in Europe and ran the European banking department.