Accuray CFO resigns, new CFO comes from Conceptus

September 3, 2013 by Arezu Sarvestani

Accuray CFO Derek Bertocci steps down to spend some time with his family, former Conceptus CFO Gregory Lichtwardt takes his place.

Accuray CFO resigns, new CFO comes from Conceptus

California radiosurgery systems maker Accuray (NSDQ:ARAY) is taking its new CFO from Conceptus (NSDQ:CPTS) after announcing the departure of former finance chief Derek Bertocci.

Bertocci is leaving the company after about 4.5 years, during which time he saw the company through its 2011 merger with TomoTherapy. He said he's looking forward to "taking a break in my career and taking time to spend with my family," and he will also continue to work for Accuray in a consulting capacity at a rate of $27,716.67 per month, according to company filings.

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New executive vice president and CFO Gregory Lichtwardt was previously EVP and CFO for Conceptus, a Mountain View, Calif.-based contraception devices maker that was just earlier this year acquired by Bayer (PINK:BAYRY) in a $1.1 billion deal that closed officially in June.