Ryder System Inc., a $4.7 billion Miami-based transportation and logistics provider, named Tracy Leinbach CFO and executive vice president. Leinbach, 45, had served as interim CFO since C.J. Nelson left in April to become CFO of JM Family Enterprises Inc., a private holding company with a number of automotive businesses. Leinbach has worked at Ryder for 18 years and most recently served as executive vice president of fleet management solutions, its largest business. Since joining Ryder in 1985 as a financial analyst, she has also served as managing director of its operating unit in the U.K., as senior vice president of field management and as senior vice president of sales and marketing. Before joining Ryder, Leinbach worked at Price Waterhouse.

D.R. Horton Inc., a $6.7 billion home builder based in Arlington, Texas, promoted Bill Wheat to CFO and executive vice president. Sam Fuller, who had been CFO, treasurer and executive vice president, was named senior executive vice president. Stacey Dwyer, an executive vice president, added the title of treasurer. Wheat, 37, was most recently D.R. Horton's controller and senior vice president, after joining in 1998 as accounting manager. Earlier, he worked in financial positions at The Bombay Co. and as an auditor for Price Waterhouse. Dwyer, 37, was named executive vice president in 2000 after joining the company as accounting manager in 1991. Earlier, she worked at Ernst & Young.

Agilent Technologies Inc., a $6 billion manufacturer of scientific instruments based in Palo Alto, Calif., named John Eaton vice president of finance and corporate development. Eaton, who will have the responsibilities of treasurer, replaces Didier Hirsch, who was named corporate controller in April. Eaton, 61, joined Agilent in 1999 as vice president of corporate development. Earlier, he worked for Hewlett-Packard Co. for 15 years in marketing and business development jobs.

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