People news: CHME, Invacare

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Friday, July 20, 2018

Foster City, Calif.-based CHME has added Susan Wong as vice president of finance. Wong, who has 20 years of “progressive” experience leading the financial and accounting efforts of small- and mid-sized companies, starts working at the company on Aug. 6. She specializes in technology and health care, and companies that are evolving. At CHME, Wong will be responsible for assisting with the execution of CHME’s business plan for market growth…Elyria, Ohio-based Invacare has appointed Diana Ferguson to its board of directors. Ferguson currently serves as the CFO for Cleveland Avenue, a privately held venture capital firm that invests in restaurant, food and beverage concepts, and emerging brands. She also serves as principal of Scarlett Investments, a firm that invests in and advises middle-market businesses. Ferguson was unanimously appointed by the board after a search conducted by an executive search firm. Invacare now has nine directors, eight of whom are considered independent.