Babcock & Wilcox Co., a Charlotte, N.C., company that provides energy technology and services and had $2.9 billion in 2010 revenue, named Anthony Colatrella CFO and senior vice president. He succeeds Michael Taff, who resigned. Colatrella, 56, joins B&W from silicone manufacturer Momentive Performance Materials, where he was CFO. Previously, he was CFO and vice president at Paxar Corp and held senior finance and management positions at Scotts Miracle-Gro Company and United Technologies Corp.
Louisiana-Pacific Corp., a $1.3 billion Nashville, Tenn., manufacturer of engineered wood building materials, appointed Sallie Bailey CFO and executive vice president. She succeeds Curt Stevens, who was named to the new position of interim chief operating officer and executive vice president. Bailey, 52, was CFO of Ferro Corp. from 2007 to 2010 and earlier served as controller and senior vice president of finance at Timken Corp.