Ball Corp., the $7.5 billion provider of packaging materials and aerospace technology, has named Scott Morrison CFO and senior vice president. He succeeds Raymond Seabrook, who has been promoted to chief operating officer for the company's global packaging operations. Morrison, 47, has served as the company's treasurer since 2000 and will retain that title. Before joining Ball Corp. in 2000, he spent 16 years in banking. The company also named Shawn Barker controller and vice president. Barker, 42, has served as vice president of operations accounting since 2006.

Qualcomm, the $10.4 billion provider of wireless devices and services, has named Warren Kneeshaw vice president of investor relations. He succeeds John Gilbert, who has been named vice president of finance at Qualcomm subsidiary FLO TV. Kneeshaw joined San Diego-based Qualcomm in 2003 and most recently served as vice president of finance for its technology licensing division.

Mitchell Scherzer was named CFO and vice president of $4.3 billion Hearst Corp., a New York-based media company. He succeeds Ron Doerfler, who was named senior vice president of finance and administration. Scherzer, 47, a long-time investment banker, most recently headed the media practice at Silverfern Group, a merchant banking firm. Earlier, he headed U.S. media investment banking at J.P. Morgan and worked at Goldman Sachs.

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