Barnes & Noble Names Huseby CFO

Former Cablevision finance chief will aid retailer’s digital push.

Barnes & Noble Inc. named former cable television executive Michael Huseby chief financial officer as the largest U.S. bookstore chain shifts toward becoming more of a technology company.

Huseby, formerly CFO at Cablevision Systems Corp., will oversee Barnes & Noble’s capital structure and help boost its digital business, the New York-based company said today in a statement. Huseby replaces Joseph Lombardi, who resigned in October. Allen Lindstrom had been CFO on an interim basis.

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