Vitacost names interim CFO

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Posted: Oct 19, 2010 6:10 PM
Vitacost names interim CFO

Vitacost.com Inc., an online retailer of vitamins and personal care products, said Tuesday it has named Stephen E. Markert Jr. as its interim chief financial officer, effective immediately.

Market replaces former Chief Financial and Accounting Officer Richard P. Smith, who is no longer with the company.

Markert, 59, worked most recently with Tatum LLC, a national financial services firm providing interim CFO services. He also has served as interim CFO at Jet Plastica and Foamex International.

Shares of the health and wellness product company fell 17 cents to close at $6.14 and were unchanged in after-hours trading.