Books-A-Million, a book retailer, has appointed R Todd Noden as chief financial officer (CFO). In his new role, Noden will report to Terrance Finley, chief executive officer (CEO) and president. Noden will replace current CFO Brian White, who resigned to pursue other endeavours.
Noden has over 20 years of experience in finance and accounting. Prior to joining Books-A-Million, he served as CFO of Dobbs Mills from September 2011 to present and as vice president, accounting and financial analysis of Racetrac Petroleum from 2006 to 2011. Noden is a certified public accountant (CPA) and holds a MBA with a specialisation in finance from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a BSc in Industrial Management from Purdue University.
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