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Vitamin Shoppe names interim CFO

The Vitamin Shoppe’s finance head is going to J.C. Penney.

The nutrition and vitamin retailer has tapped Charles Knight as its interim CFO. He succeeds Bill Wafford, who resigned as executive VP and CFO of Vitamin Shoppe, effective April 5, in order to take a position as CFO at J.C. Penney Co.

Knight currently serves as Vitamin’s Shoppe’s senior VP – chief accounting officer. He previously was employed at Toys "R" Us, where he held positions of increasing responsibility, most recently as senior VP-corporate controller (2010-2018). Prior to Toys "R" Us, he was at Deloitte & Touche LLP.

"We greatly appreciate the contributions Bill has made during his time at the Vitamin Shoppe and we wish him the very best in his new position,” said Vitamin Shoppe CEO Sharon Leite. “We are excited for Chuck to take on this new role as interim CFO. His solid finance and accounting experience is key as we work to drive the company's financial and operating performance."
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