South Deerfield, Mass. The Yankee Candle Co. Inc. has hired Bruce L. Hartman to be its next senior VP and CFO. Hartman, slated to start the job next month, replaces former CFO Bruce Besanko, who left Yankee Candle in July 2006.
Hartman comes from the commercial real estate firm Cushman & Wakefield, where he has served as CFO since 2006. Prior to that, he served as executive VP and CFO of Foot Locker from 1996 to 2005.