Leucadia Names Gannett’s Gendron to Replace CFO Orlando

Leucadia National Corp., the owner of businesses from meatpacking to investment banking, appointed Teresa Gendron as chief financial officer to replace Joseph Orlando.

Orlando is retiring for “orthopedic health reasons,” the company said today in a statement. Gendron, who takes the post Sept. 1, was most recently vice president and controller of Gannett Co., according to the statement. Leucadia announced Orlando’s planned retirement in April.

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