Dow Jones & Co. CEO Almar Latour sent out the next to the team:
I am thrilled to announce that Liz O’Melia will be signing up for Dow Jones as chief economic officer setting up on May well 16. She joins us at a one of a kind chapter of transition and expansion for our company.
Liz will oversee the world-wide finance team, supporting the company’s strategic vision as properly as working day-to-working day economic routines, and will be liable for overseeing all areas of economical reporting and main our essential finance capabilities. She will serve as business associate to the broader Dow Jones senior management workforce.
Liz was CFO of S&P Scores and is a confirmed leader in finance and tactic. Having put in a big section of her occupation at S&P with a target on economical and facts companies, she was included in the company’s transformation from The McGraw-Hill Corporations to S&P International. She also held the place of senior vice president and international treasurer at S&P International. During her career at different multinational providers, Liz has driven business progress and worth generation and has supported vocation development for colleagues throughout a variety of finance groups. Prior to the S&P transition, she experienced sizeable involvement with multimedia and broadcasting, like Television homes, through then-McGraw-Hill’s publishing residence organization.
Most recently, as CFO government companion at Gartner, Liz advised CFO customers at Worldwide 1000 businesses and governing administration organizations, partnering with CFOs to suggest on eyesight and system and to assist with electronic transformation and fiscal operations.
All through her finance vocation, Liz has been an avid reader of The Wall Avenue Journal and Barron’s and a consumer of other Dow Jones choices to aid tell approach and final decision-making. With sizeable acquisition and integration encounter, Liz is a strategic thinker and is properly positioned to enable us construct on our mission to offer the world’s most reliable journalism, information, details and analytics to aid folks make selections.
We thank David Kerridge for his exemplary management as interim head of finance. He stepped up to direct the operate by means of a important time in our transformation, such as the organizing and near of our OPIS acquisition and our upcoming Base Chemical substances acquisition. David’s leadership has been instrumental in positioning us for the future, and we glimpse ahead to his ongoing contributions. David will continue on in his position as SVP FP&A.
Please be part of me in welcoming Liz to Dow Jones and wishing her good results in this vital job.