Dow Jones & Co. CEO Almar Latour despatched out the following to the staff:
I am energized to announce that Liz O’Melia will be becoming a member of Dow Jones as main economical officer setting up on May possibly 16. She joins us at a one of a kind chapter of transition and development for our corporation.
Liz will oversee the world-wide finance crew, supporting the company’s strategic vision as very well as working day-to-working day economical functions, and will be accountable for overseeing all features of fiscal reporting and major our important finance functions. She will serve as organization lover to the broader Dow Jones senior administration workforce.
Liz was CFO of S&P Ratings and is a confirmed leader in finance and technique. Obtaining invested a large part of her job at S&P with a concentrate on monetary and information products and services, she was included in the company’s transformation from The McGraw-Hill Companies to S&P World-wide. She also held the posture of senior vice president and world treasurer at S&P World-wide. In the course of her job at various multinational firms, Liz has driven company progress and benefit development and has supported occupation progress for colleagues across a variety of finance groups. Prior to the S&P transition, she had considerable involvement with multimedia and broadcasting, together with Television set attributes, by way of then-McGraw-Hill’s publishing household organization.
Most recently, as CFO government companion at Gartner, Liz recommended CFO shoppers at Global 1000 companies and federal government agencies, partnering with CFOs to suggest on vision and system and to assist with electronic transformation and financial operations.
All through her finance job, Liz has been an avid reader of The Wall Road Journal and Barron’s and a consumer of other Dow Jones choices to support advise system and final decision-earning. With major acquisition and integration practical experience, Liz is a strategic thinker and is nicely positioned to assistance us develop on our mission to give the world’s most reliable journalism, facts, facts and analytics to assistance individuals make conclusions.
We thank David Kerridge for his exemplary management as interim head of finance. He stepped up to lead the perform by a essential time in our transformation, such as the setting up and near of our OPIS acquisition and our approaching Foundation Substances acquisition. David’s leadership has been instrumental in positioning us for the potential, and we appear forward to his ongoing contributions. David will continue in his function as SVP FP&A.
Remember to be a part of me in welcoming Liz to Dow Jones and wishing her good results in this essential part.