Dow Jones & Co. CEO Almar Latour despatched out the adhering to to the personnel:
I am energized to announce that Liz O’Melia will be joining Dow Jones as main money officer setting up on Might 16. She joins us at a exclusive chapter of changeover and progress for our enterprise.
Liz will oversee the world wide finance workforce, supporting the company’s strategic eyesight as perfectly as day-to-day economical functions, and will be liable for overseeing all elements of fiscal reporting and major our essential finance features. She will provide as business enterprise lover to the broader Dow Jones senior management workforce.
Liz was CFO of S&P Ratings and is a demonstrated chief in finance and tactic. Possessing used a huge portion of her career at S&P with a target on money and information and facts solutions, she was associated in the company’s transformation from The McGraw-Hill Providers to S&P International. She also held the situation of senior vice president and international treasurer at S&P World wide. All through her job at different multinational companies, Liz has pushed small business growth and price development and has supported occupation development for colleagues throughout several finance teams. Prior to the S&P transition, she had substantial involvement with multimedia and broadcasting, like Television set houses, by then-McGraw-Hill’s publishing residence enterprise.
Most lately, as CFO govt spouse at Gartner, Liz suggested CFO shoppers at World 1000 corporations and federal government organizations, partnering with CFOs to suggest on vision and tactic and to help with electronic transformation and financial operations.
During her finance career, Liz has been an avid reader of The Wall Street Journal and Barron’s and a user of other Dow Jones offerings to aid inform strategy and conclusion-making. With considerable acquisition and integration encounter, Liz is a strategic thinker and is well positioned to aid us develop on our mission to deliver the world’s most reliable journalism, information and facts, data and analytics to assistance men and women make decisions.
We thank David Kerridge for his exemplary management as interim head of finance. He stepped up to lead the purpose by a crucial time in our transformation, like the planning and shut of our OPIS acquisition and our upcoming Foundation Chemical substances acquisition. David’s management has been instrumental in positioning us for the upcoming, and we glimpse ahead to his ongoing contributions. David will proceed in his function as SVP FP&A.
Make sure you join me in welcoming Liz to Dow Jones and wishing her achievement in this vital position.