Dow Jones & Co. CEO Almar Latour despatched out the pursuing to the workers:
I am thrilled to announce that Liz O’Melia will be becoming a member of Dow Jones as main economic officer starting off on Could 16. She joins us at a distinctive chapter of changeover and progress for our firm.
Liz will oversee the international finance team, supporting the company’s strategic vision as nicely as working day-to-working day economic activities, and will be responsible for overseeing all areas of financial reporting and main our critical finance capabilities. She will provide as small business companion to the broader Dow Jones senior administration group.
Liz was CFO of S&P Ratings and is a demonstrated leader in finance and system. Acquiring expended a huge aspect of her vocation at S&P with a aim on fiscal and data companies, she was included in the company’s transformation from The McGraw-Hill Providers to S&P Worldwide. She also held the situation of senior vice president and global treasurer at S&P World wide. In the course of her occupation at a variety of multinational businesses, Liz has driven business enterprise development and benefit generation and has supported job development for colleagues throughout a variety of finance teams. Prior to the S&P transition, she had major involvement with multimedia and broadcasting, which includes Television set homes, by then-McGraw-Hill’s publishing house small business.
Most not long ago, as CFO government lover at Gartner, Liz recommended CFO clients at World 1000 companies and governing administration organizations, partnering with CFOs to advise on eyesight and system and to support with electronic transformation and economical functions.
All through her finance job, Liz has been an avid reader of The Wall Road Journal and Barron’s and a person of other Dow Jones offerings to help advise technique and determination-producing. With significant acquisition and integration expertise, Liz is a strategic thinker and is well positioned to assist us construct on our mission to supply the world’s most dependable journalism, facts, information and analytics to support people today make choices.
We thank David Kerridge for his exemplary leadership as interim head of finance. He stepped up to guide the function through a vital time in our transformation, such as the planning and close of our OPIS acquisition and our forthcoming Foundation Chemical substances acquisition. David’s management has been instrumental in positioning us for the long run, and we appear ahead to his ongoing contributions. David will keep on in his role as SVP FP&A.
Make sure you join me in welcoming Liz to Dow Jones and wishing her accomplishment in this important purpose.