HealthSouth Corp., the $4.3 billion operator of outpatient surgery and rehabilitative health care facilities, hired as its new CFO John Workman, who most recently was CEO of $822 million U.S. Can Corp. HealthSouth has seen five former CFOs plead guilty to fraud amid a massive accounting scandal. Workman succeeds Guy Sansone, a managing director at turnaround firm Alvarez & Marsal, who has been the company's acting CFO since March 2003. Workman, 53, also served as U.S. Can's CFO in his six years with the company. Earlier, he spent more than 14 years with Montgomery Ward & Co., where his positions included CFO and chief restructuring officer. He began his career with KPMG LLP.


Sanmina-SCI Corp., a $10.3 billion electronics contract manufacturer based in Fremont, Calif., hired David White as its CFO and executive vice president of finance. His predecessor, Rick Ackel, left in January to pursue other interests. White, 49, most recently was CFO and senior vice president of Asyst Technologies, which makes automation solutions for semiconductor factories. Earlier, he served as president and CEO of Candescent Technologies and held finance positions at Conner Peripherals.

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