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• Dean Foods Co. has named Coca-Cola veteran Rick Zuroweste to be the new chief marketing officer of its dairy group, effective September 17.

• Sears Holdings Corp. has named J. Miles Reidy, CFO at Capital One Financial Corp., to be its new CFO – the third person to hold the job there in 2007. He succeeds William Reidy, who has been serving both as CAO and interim CFO since the departure of the previous CFO, Craig Monaghan, who left the job last January after just six months.
KC's View:
I suppose that the problem Sears has in keeping CFOs is that the nature of the job requires that the occupant know how to count. And once they look around the company and do the arithmetic…