CFOs on the move
Dutch food group Friesland Foods has appointed Andre Boudewijns as chief financial officer of Royal Friesland Foods. He will take up his position on May 1. In this position, Andre Boudewijns will be responsible for the corporate departments finance & accounting, treasury, and information & communication technology.
André Boudewijns was chief financial officer and later executive vice president and chief operating officer of Business Unit Europe at the confectionery group Perfetti Van Melle in Breda.
Since 1985, he has held various finance positions at Van Melle, including several years as chief financial officer. Prior to that, he worked at Arthur Andersen & Co Nederland.
Cardinal Health has hired a new chief financial officer to replace an executive who left the company last summer amid an investigation over how the company classifies revenue from its pharmaceutical distribution business.
Jeffrey Henderson, 40, president and general manager of Eli Lilly Canada will become CFO on May 15. He also will be an executive vice president.
Children's Place Retail Stores has appointed Hiten Patel as CFO to succeed Seth Udasin who resigned to pursue other interests.
Patel, 37, has served as a consultant to the company for the last six months.