Terrance Paradie of Cliffs Natural ResourcesCliffs NaturalResources Inc., a $6.7 billion producer of iron orepellets used in steelmaking, promoted TerranceParadie to CFO and senior vice president. He replacesLaurie Brlas, who was named executive vicepresident and president of global operations. Paradie, 43, atright, most recently served as senior vice president and assistantgeneral manager of Michigan operations at Cleveland-basedCliffs. Earlier, he served as the company's controller andchief accounting officer, and was an audit partner at KPMG.

Omnicare, a $6.1 billion company that providesinstitutional pharmacy services, named RobertKraft CFO. He succeeds John Workman, whowas promoted to CEO. Kraft, 42, has served as the Covington,Ky.-based company's senior vice president of finance since 2010.Prior to joining Omnicare, he was a partner atPricewaterhouseCoopers, where he had worked since 1994.

UGI Corp., a $6 billion distributor andmarketer of energy products and services in Valley Forge , Pa.,named Kirk Oliver CFO. He replaces RobertFlexon, who resigned in 2011 to become president and CFOat Dynergy. Oliver, 54, joins UGI from InfraREIT Capital Partners,an asset management company, where he served as senior managingdirector and COO. Prior to that, he worked in the energy industry,including serving as CFO at Allegheny Energy and CFO and executivevice president at TXU Corp. Oliver also spent 11 years as aninvestment banker in the global power and energy group at LehmanBrothers and six years at Motorola.

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