Ratings agency Fitch Group has named Theodore Niedermayer to the top finance spot, succeeding the retiring Bernard de Lattre. A consultant to the firm since earlier this year, Niedermayer was formerly senior managing director of finance and chief operating officer at H/2 Capital Partners.
Michael Short is the new finance chief at Toys ’R’ Us, replacing Clay Creasey, who was terminated on June 19. He joins the retailer from AutoNation, where he was CFO for seven years.
Diebold has promoted Christopher Chapman to head finance. He has been interim principal financial officer since last November.
Kristi Matus has been named chief financial and administrative officer at Athenahealth, a newly created position, effective July 21. Previously, she was executive vice president of government services at Aetna.
Restaurant chain Ruby Tuesday has promoted Jill Golder to CFO. She replaces Michael Moore, who will become an adviser to the company and to Golder until he retires in August. Golder joined Ruby Tuesday in April of last year as senior vice president, finance.
Michael Nuzzo has resigned as head of finance at retailer GNC Holdings, effective July 18. A search is under way for his successor.
Rick Dillon has been selected to lead the finance function at Century Aluminum. Most recently, he was vice president of finance, surface mining group, at Joy Global.
Simon Property Group has promoted Andrew Juster to the top finance spot, effective early next year. He will take over for Stephen Sterrett, who is retiring. Juster has been at the firm for 25 years and treasurer since 2000.
Karin-Joyce Tjon has been named finance chief at Epiq Systems, which provides technology to the legal community. She formerly headed finance at Hawker Beechcraft.
Great Lakes Dredge & Dock has chosen Mark Marinko to lead the finance function, replacing interim CFO Katherine Hayes. Previously, Marinko was president of the consumer services division of TransUnion.