has named Anthony S. ("Buddy") Piszel to serve as executive vice president and chief financial officer, effective Nov. 13.
Piszel will serve as a member of the McLean, Va.-based mortgage company's senior executive leadership team and report directly to chief operating officer Eugene M. McQuade.
Piszel joins Freddie Mac from
, where he has served as CFO since August 2004. Before joining Health Net, Piszel worked for more than a decade at
, where he served as corporate controller from 1998 to 2004. Piszel has also worked as an audit partner with Deloitte & Touche and as a practice fellow with the Financial Accounting Standards Board.
Meanwhile, Health Net is actively seeking a successor to Piszel. The Los Angeles-based managed health care company has appointed James Woys, president of government and specialty services, to serve as acting CFO following Piszel's departure on Nov. 10.