Rackspace Hosting makes interim CFO permanent CFO

SAN ANTONIO (AP) ? Rackspace Hosting Inc. said Thursday that its interim chief financial officer, Karl Pichler, will take the job permanently.

Pichler, 39, became interim CFO in April after Bruce Knooihuizen retired.

Pilcher has been at the company since 2005, when he came on as vice president of finance. He was named international finance director in 2009 when he joined Rackspace’s Europe, Middle East and Asia group.