Former Toys'R'Us finance head named CFO at LeapFrog
EMERYVILLE, Calif. — LeapFrog Enterprises has named Ray Arthur as CFO.
"Ray is a world-class CFO and I am very happy he has decided to join the LeapFrog team," said John Barbour, CEO. "He is a seasoned 30-year executive with a proven track-record of building excellent organizations and helping grow industry leading companies, including serving as CFO at Toys"R"Us Inc. and as president and CFO of Toysrus.com. Ray brings broad management expertise having successfully led many finance, strategy, operations and information technology teams."
Prior to joining LeapFrog, Arthur served as CFO at The Pep Boys – Manny, Moe, & Jack from 2008 to 2012, where he built the company's finance organization. Previously, Arthur served as CFOof Toys"R"Us Inc., from 2004 to 2006, where he oversaw a strategic review and restructuring of company-wide operations. During his seven year tenure at Toys"R"Us, he also served as president and CFO of Toysrus.com from 2000 to 2003 and as corporate controller of Toys"R"Us from 1999 to 2000. Prior to that, he worked in a variety of roles for General Signal Corp., American Home Products Corp., American Cyanamid Company and in public accounting. Arthur received his B.A. in Accounting from William Paterson College and is a certified public accountant, with 30 years of accounting and finance experience.