Tyson Foods Inc., a $26 billion meat processor and marketer based in Springdale, Ariz., named Wade Miquelon CFO. He replaces Dennis Leatherby, Tyson's interim CFO since July 2004. Leatherby retains his role as senior vice president of finance and treasurer. Miquelon, 41, most recently was finance chief and general manager for The Proctor & Gamble Co.'s (P&G) Western Europe region based in Geneva, Switzerland. Earlier, he served as CFO and senior director for P&G's 42-country ASEAN, Australia and India region, based in Singapore. He spent seven years at the company headquarters in Ohio where he held various positions, including group manager of new business development and finance director for the global IT division.

David Hitchcock was named corporate controller of Lucent Technologies Inc., a $9.4 billion telecom equipment manufacturer based in Murray Hill, N.J. He replaces John Kritzmacher, who was promoted to CFO in February. Hitchcock, 45, most recently was vice president of business operations and finance for the company's worldwide services. Earlier, he held financial leadership positions at Lucent and its predecessor, AT&T Corp., where he served as vice president of finance for the services and supply chain division and vice president of finance for the corporate centers. Hitchcock joined AT&T's manufacturing operations in 1983.

HSBC North America Holdings Inc., a banking service provider with more than $300 billion in revenue, named Jack McGinnis controller, a new position for the company. For the last three years, McGinnis, 39, was a partner for the Toronto office of Ernst & Young LLP. He joined the firm in 1989 as senior manager of the Chicago and San Francisco offices. Meanwhile, at HSBC Finance Corp, HSBC's $18 billion consumer lending service segment based in Prospect Heights, Ill., James Binyon was named chief accounting officer. He replaces Beverley Sibblies, who was promoted to CFO and senior vice president in October 2005. Most recently, Binyon, 42, was controller and vice president of HSBC Finance Corp., after spending 17 years with HSBC.

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