Financial Executives: Keeping Track

Vincent Donargo; Anthony Mackle; Thomas Ward; John Kratchmer; Richard Veldran; Jennifer Botterbusch; David Hartley; Jeffrey McCall

Brightpoint, an Indianapolis-based wireless device distributor with 2010 sales of $3.6 billion, promoted Vincent Donargo to CFO, treasurer and executive vice president. He replaces Anthony Boor, who is resigning. Donargo, 48, served as Brightpoint’s controller and chief accounting officer since 2005. Prior to joining Brightpoint, he worked in finance at Aearo Co. and National Starch and Chemical Co., a subsidiary of ICI Americas. Brightpoint also promoted Anthony Mackle, who had been head of internal audit, to chief audit executive, and named Thomas Ward vice president of investor relations and public relations.

Alliant Energy, a Madison, Wis., utility with $3.4 billion in 2010 revenue, named John Kratchmer treasurer and vice president. He replaces Patricia Kampling, who was promoted to president and chief operating officer in February. Kratchmer, 57, most recently was vice president of energy delivery. He has served in numerous finance and accounting roles since joining Alliant in 1985, including controller and chief accounting officer.

Dun & Bradstreet, the $1.7 billion business information provider in Short Hills, N.J., named Richard Veldran CFO.  He replaces Anastasios Konidaris, who is leaving to pursue other opportunities. Veldran, 44, most recently was D&B’s chief strategy officer. Since joining the company in 2003, he has also served as CFO for North America, treasurer and leader of global reengineering. Earlier, Veldran worked at Automatic Data Processing and Procter & Gamble. 

Rayonier, the Jacksonville, Fla.-based forest products company, named Jennifer Botterbusch vice president of internal audit. She replaces Ed Kiker, who was named controller, real estate. Botterbusch most recently was senior manager of general accounting and controls. She has served in a number of positions since joining the company in 2003 as audit supervisor. Rayonier reported $1.3 billion in 2010 sales.

Matthews International Capital Management, an investment management firm in San Francisco with $1.3 million in 2010 sales, named David Hartley CFO, which is a new position for the company.  Hartley, 50, joins Matthew from Invesco, where he most recently served as chief accounting officer. Hartley had worked at Invesco since 1991 and began his career at KPMG in 1982.

Standard Pacific, a home construction company with $924.9 million in 2010 sales, named Jeffrey McCall CFO and executive vice president. He replaces John Stephens, who is leaving to pursue other opportunities. McCall, 39, joins the Irvine, Calif.-based company from Regus, a workplace solutions provider. Earlier, he worked at HQ Global Workplaces before it was acquired by Regus and as a principal at Casas Benjamin & White, a financial advisory services firm.



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