JDA Software CFO Magnuson to Step down

Supply chain applications developer JDA Software Group reported Wednesday that Kristen Magnuson, the company's executive vice president and chief financial officer, has resigned in order to pursue other opportunities. Magnuson, who has worked for the Scottsdale, Ariz.-based firm for more than 11 years, will remain with JDA through a three-month transitional period, the company said. JDA noted that David AlbertyŚgroup vice president of accounting, finance and treasuryŚwill assume the role of primary financial executive during Magnuson's transition per SEC regulations. JDA added that Alberty has been with the company for more than a decade.