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Move Inc. CFO to depart

Exec will stay aboard until replacement is appointed

Realtor.com operator Move Inc. Chief Financial Officer Lewis R. Belote III, who joined the company in 2002 (then known as Homestore) in the wake of an accounting scandal, will leave the company this year. Belote will continue to serve as CFO until the company appoints a successor, Move officials said in a statement. Belote is the latest in a series of top executives to leave the company -- the company announced in February that Lorna Borenstein, a former Yahoo exec who joined Move in May 2007, was departing the company on March 13. And in January, Move announced that CEO W. Michael Long was retiring, replaced by Steven H. Berkowitz, former CEO of Ask.com. Berkowitz has assumed Borenstein's duties and the company announced there were no plans to hire a new president. In March 2008, Move announced that Allan Dalton, hired as Realtor.com president in 2002 and reassigned to a secret Move Inc. project in 2007, had resigned. And Jack Dennison, who also joined Homestore in 2002, r...