Moderna CFO steps down in first week on the job

COVID-19 vaccine maker Moderna (Nasdaq:MRNA) has announced that its chief financial officer (CFO) Jorge Gomez has resigned in his first week.

Gomez’s former employer Dentsply Sirona (Nasdaq: XRAY), announced an “ongoing internal investigation into certain matters, including financial reporting,” according to a Moderna news release.

Gomez will receive 12 months’ salary, amounting to $700,000. He will also give up his $500,000 signing bonus and bonus eligibility.

Cambridge, Massachusetts–based Moderna had announced its appointment of Gomez in April. He assumed the role on May 9.

Moderna’s former CFO, David Meline, will return to the role until the company finds a replacement.

Jorge Gomez

In April, the dental products company Dentsply Sirona fired its CEO, Don Casey, and removed him from its board. Case had assumed the CEO role in February 2018.

Dentsply Sirona recently disclo…

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