Dow Jones & Co. CEO Almar Latour despatched out the following to the staff members:
I am thrilled to announce that Liz O’Melia will be becoming a member of Dow Jones as main economic officer starting off on May well 16. She joins us at a special chapter of transition and development for our organization.
Liz will oversee the world wide finance group, supporting the company’s strategic vision as perfectly as day-to-working day monetary pursuits, and will be responsible for overseeing all facets of economical reporting and primary our essential finance features. She will serve as enterprise spouse to the broader Dow Jones senior administration team.
Liz was CFO of S&P Ratings and is a proven leader in finance and method. Acquiring spent a big element of her job at S&P with a aim on financial and information solutions, she was associated in the company’s transformation from The McGraw-Hill Organizations to S&P International. She also held the situation of senior vice president and world treasurer at S&P International. Through her profession at different multinational firms, Liz has driven small business progress and benefit creation and has supported job growth for colleagues across numerous finance teams. Prior to the S&P transition, she had significant involvement with multimedia and broadcasting, like Television attributes, via then-McGraw-Hill’s publishing residence business enterprise.
Most recently, as CFO govt spouse at Gartner, Liz suggested CFO purchasers at International 1000 organizations and government businesses, partnering with CFOs to advise on vision and method and to guide with digital transformation and financial functions.
All over her finance vocation, Liz has been an avid reader of The Wall Street Journal and Barron’s and a user of other Dow Jones offerings to assistance advise tactic and choice-generating. With important acquisition and integration knowledge, Liz is a strategic thinker and is nicely positioned to assistance us establish on our mission to deliver the world’s most reliable journalism, information, details and analytics to support people today make selections.
We thank David Kerridge for his exemplary management as interim head of finance. He stepped up to direct the operate by a essential time in our transformation, which includes the setting up and close of our OPIS acquisition and our future Foundation Substances acquisition. David’s management has been instrumental in positioning us for the long run, and we seem ahead to his ongoing contributions. David will continue in his function as SVP FP&A.
Make sure you sign up for me in welcoming Liz to Dow Jones and wishing her accomplishment in this important purpose.