UGI Corp., a $5.6 billion gas and utility company in King of Prussia, Pa., named Robert Flexon CFO, replacing Peter Kelly, who is retiring. Flexon, 52, was CEO of Foster Wheeler, an engineering and construction contractor, from June to October 2010, and before that, served as CEO and president of Foster Wheeler USA from November 2009 to May 2010. Before joining Foster Wheeler, Flexon was CFO and COO of NRG Energy and worked at Hercules, a chemical company, and Atlantic Richfield.
Clear Channel Communications, the $5.5 billion operator of radio stations, appointed Dirk Eller CFO of Clear Channel International, a division of the San Antonio, Texas-based company. He replaces chief operating officer Jonathan Bevan, who had been responsible for the CFO function as well. Eller had been the company's senior vice president of corporate development and strategic planning for six years. Before joining Clear Channel, he worked for a private equity firm in Texas.
BioScrip, the $1.3 billion specialty pharmacy and home-care products company in Elmsford, NY, named Mary Jane Graves interim CFO. She replaces David Froesel Jr., who resigned after two months in the position. Graves, 49, was formerly CFO of Critical Homecare Solutions, which BioScrip bought last year. She was an independent consultant from 2001 to 2006, and earlier served as CEO and CFO for Superior Renal Care, an outpatient dialysis provider, and president and COO at Stadt Solutions, a specialty pharmacy company. She began her career at Arthur Andersen.
AMN Healthcare Services, a San Diego-based healthcare staffing company with $759 million in 2009 revenue, promoted Brian Scott to CFO and chief accounting officer. He replaces Bary Bailey, who is leaving to join an investment firm focused on healthcare. Scott was previously AMN's senior vice president of operations finance and business development. Since joining AMN in 2003, Scott has also served as president of AMN's pharmacy staffing division. Prior to joining AMN, Scott was controller at a biotechnology company. He started his career at KPMG.
NCI Inc., a $469 million company in Reston, Va., that provides IT services and products to the government, named Brian Clark CFO, treasurer and executive vice president. He replaces Judith Bjornaas, who left in December to become deputy CFO at ManTech. Clark, 40, was previously CFO at Stanley, a government information technology firm, and before that was vice president, corporate controller, and principal accounting officer at Titan Corp. Before joining Titan, Clark was a senior manager of assurance and business advisory services at Arthur Andersen.
Miramax, the New York City film production company that Disney sold to investors for $660 million last year, appointed Steve Schoch CFO and executive vice president, which is a new position for the company. Schoch, 52, will also be responsible for business development, operations and IT. He was formerly vice president of global commercial operations, financial planning and analysis at biotech company Amgen. Before joining Amgen in 2001, he was CFO and executive vice president at eToys and worked in finance at Walt Disney and the Times Mirror Co.