A new individual is heading the finance team at Diamond Foods (NASDAQ:DMND). The company has appointed Raymond Silcock as its chief financial officer. He replaces interim CFO Michael Murphy, who has been in the position since early February. Silcock will also serve as executive vice president. The appointment is effective as of June 11.

Diamond's new hire was most recently CFO of privately held Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company. Before that, he filled the same role with a number of firms, including Cott and Swift & Company. Silcock launched his career at Campbell Soup in 1979. He currently serves on the board of directors of Pinnacle Foods.


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