Financial Executives: Keeping Track

Scott Goldenberg; Fredrik Eliasson; David Brown; Richard Trebing; Jeffrey Cook; Brian Hellman

TJX Cos., the $21.9 billion Framingham, Mass., operator of retail chains such as T.J. Maxx, Marshall’s and Home Goods, named Scott Goldenberg CFO. He succeeds Jeffrey Naylor, who will continue to serve as TJX’s chief administrative officer and senior executive vice president. Goldenberg, 58, was TJX’s executive vice president of finance since 2009 and earlier served as corporate controller for TJX and director of finance and senior vice president for the Marmaxx Group, the TJX division containing Marshall’s and T.J. Maxx. Previously, he led the finance division of Auto Palace, a former Rite Aid division, and held several finance positions at TJX predecessor Zayre Corp.

CSX Corp., the $10.6 billion transportation company, named Fredrik Eliasson CFO and executive vice president. He succeeds Oscar Munoz, who was named COO. Eliasson, 41, was most recently vice president of sales and marketing for the Jacksonville, Fla., company’s chemicals and fertilizer business. In his 16 years with CSX, he has also served as vice president of financial planning and analysis and headed the company’s emerging markets business.

MoneyGram International, a $1.2 billion global money transfer company, named David Brown chief accounting officer, a new position. Brown, 49, most recently was CFO for General Electric subsidiary Dresser and integrated Dresser into GE’s energy division. Previously, he served as chief accounting officer and controller for Dresser, chief audit executive and controller for Brink’s. and assistant controller and global financial integration leader for LSG Sky Chefs.

Mentor Graphics Corp., a $915 million hardware and software design solutions company, named Richard Trebing chief accounting officer and corporate controller. He succeeds Gregory Hinckley, the Wilsonville, Ore.-based company’s president, who will continue to serve as principal financial officer. Trebing, 56, most recently served as Mentor’s senior director of finance. Prior to joining Mentor in 1989, he was financial planning and analysis manager at OECO Corp. and production planning manager and financial analyst at Spectra Physics Corp.

Schweitzer-Mauduit International, a $720 million Alpharetta, Ga., tobacco paper company, named Jeffrey Cook CFO, treasurer and executive vice president. He succeeds interim CFO Mark Spears, who will resume his role as corporate controller. Cook, 57, most recently was CFO and executive vice president at Presstek. Previously, he was CFO and chief information officer at Kodak Polychrome Graphics, vice president of finance at Moore North America and CFO and vice president of finance for Bechtel Systems & Infrastructure., a $220 million Boca Raton, Fla., online health and wellness products retailer, named Brian Hellman CFO. He succeeds interim CFO Stephen Markert, Jr., who resigned. Hellman, 42, was most recently CFO of Intermedix Corp., a Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.-based emergency healthcare services provider. Earlier, he was CFO at language education company Rosetta Stone, where he was responsible for the company’s initial public offering.




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