In connection with the resignation, the company appointed Christopher A. Smosna as the company’s interim chief financial officer. Smosna is a certified public accountant and has been treasurer of the company since 2008 and a vice president of the company since 2011. Smosna previously has served as interim chief financial officer of the company from June 2017 to September 2017 and as interim chief financial and chief accounting officer of the company from November 2015 to January 2016.
Ackerman joined Unifi as executive vice president and chief financial officer in September 2017. He previously served executive financial roles for The Fresh Market, Sealy Corporation, Dade Behring, and PepsiCo’s Frito-Lay. Ackerman will be entitled to receive severance payments and health and welfare benefits consistent with the terms of his employment agreement