Dow Jones & Co. CEO Almar Latour despatched out the following to the staff members:
I am enthusiastic to announce that Liz O’Melia will be joining Dow Jones as main fiscal officer setting up on May 16. She joins us at a exceptional chapter of changeover and expansion for our enterprise.
Liz will oversee the world finance crew, supporting the company’s strategic vision as well as day-to-working day financial routines, and will be responsible for overseeing all features of fiscal reporting and main our essential finance functions. She will provide as business enterprise companion to the broader Dow Jones senior management team.
Liz was CFO of S&P Rankings and is a confirmed chief in finance and strategy. Owning put in a large component of her vocation at S&P with a concentrate on fiscal and data providers, she was involved in the company’s transformation from The McGraw-Hill Firms to S&P World. She also held the posture of senior vice president and international treasurer at S&P World-wide. During her job at numerous multinational providers, Liz has pushed organization expansion and price development and has supported vocation growth for colleagues throughout many finance groups. Prior to the S&P transition, she had substantial involvement with multimedia and broadcasting, like Tv attributes, by then-McGraw-Hill’s publishing house business.
Most recently, as CFO executive spouse at Gartner, Liz recommended CFO customers at Global 1000 companies and federal government organizations, partnering with CFOs to advise on eyesight and strategy and to aid with digital transformation and money functions.
During her finance job, Liz has been an avid reader of The Wall Road Journal and Barron’s and a person of other Dow Jones choices to enable tell technique and choice-generating. With considerable acquisition and integration practical experience, Liz is a strategic thinker and is effectively positioned to help us construct on our mission to provide the world’s most dependable journalism, info, information and analytics to assistance men and women make conclusions.
We thank David Kerridge for his exemplary leadership as interim head of finance. He stepped up to guide the operate as a result of a significant time in our transformation, together with the preparing and close of our OPIS acquisition and our future Base Substances acquisition. David’s leadership has been instrumental in positioning us for the potential, and we seem forward to his ongoing contributions. David will continue in his part as SVP FP&A.
Be sure to sign up for me in welcoming Liz to Dow Jones and wishing her achievements in this important job.