Dow Jones & Co. CEO Almar Latour despatched out the pursuing to the staff members:
I am enthusiastic to announce that Liz O’Melia will be signing up for Dow Jones as main financial officer starting on May 16. She joins us at a special chapter of changeover and advancement for our company.
Liz will oversee the worldwide finance workforce, supporting the company’s strategic vision as well as working day-to-working day fiscal actions, and will be liable for overseeing all aspects of monetary reporting and primary our essential finance features. She will provide as business enterprise husband or wife to the broader Dow Jones senior administration crew.
Liz was CFO of S&P Scores and is a established leader in finance and tactic. Acquiring invested a significant aspect of her occupation at S&P with a aim on monetary and information providers, she was associated in the company’s transformation from The McGraw-Hill Corporations to S&P Global. She also held the posture of senior vice president and world wide treasurer at S&P World wide. Through her profession at several multinational firms, Liz has driven business enterprise progress and benefit development and has supported profession enhancement for colleagues throughout a variety of finance teams. Prior to the S&P transition, she had substantial involvement with multimedia and broadcasting, together with Tv set homes, as a result of then-McGraw-Hill’s publishing home organization.
Most not long ago, as CFO government husband or wife at Gartner, Liz advised CFO customers at World wide 1000 organizations and authorities organizations, partnering with CFOs to recommend on vision and strategy and to guide with digital transformation and economical operations.
During her finance occupation, Liz has been an avid reader of The Wall Road Journal and Barron’s and a user of other Dow Jones choices to assistance advise strategy and choice-generating. With significant acquisition and integration practical experience, Liz is a strategic thinker and is properly positioned to assistance us develop on our mission to deliver the world’s most dependable journalism, info, info and analytics to help folks make choices.
We thank David Kerridge for his exemplary leadership as interim head of finance. He stepped up to direct the function by way of a significant time in our transformation, together with the planning and shut of our OPIS acquisition and our future Base Chemicals acquisition. David’s management has been instrumental in positioning us for the long term, and we glance ahead to his continued contributions. David will keep on in his purpose as SVP FP&A.
Be sure to be part of me in welcoming Liz to Dow Jones and wishing her achievements in this significant part.