Dow Jones & Co. CEO Almar Latour despatched out the pursuing to the staff members:
I am thrilled to announce that Liz O’Melia will be becoming a member of Dow Jones as main economical officer starting off on May 16. She joins us at a special chapter of changeover and progress for our enterprise.
Liz will oversee the world-wide finance team, supporting the company’s strategic eyesight as nicely as day-to-working day money actions, and will be dependable for overseeing all aspects of economical reporting and leading our key finance functions. She will serve as enterprise spouse to the broader Dow Jones senior administration group.
Liz was CFO of S&P Rankings and is a tested chief in finance and tactic. Getting spent a large component of her occupation at S&P with a focus on economical and info providers, she was associated in the company’s transformation from The McGraw-Hill Providers to S&P World-wide. She also held the situation of senior vice president and global treasurer at S&P World wide. All over her occupation at different multinational companies, Liz has pushed business enterprise growth and worth generation and has supported profession growth for colleagues throughout several finance groups. Prior to the S&P transition, she had substantial involvement with multimedia and broadcasting, such as Television set houses, via then-McGraw-Hill’s publishing house small business.
Most a short while ago, as CFO govt spouse at Gartner, Liz recommended CFO consumers at World 1000 businesses and authorities agencies, partnering with CFOs to recommend on vision and system and to support with electronic transformation and financial functions.
All through her finance career, Liz has been an avid reader of The Wall Street Journal and Barron’s and a person of other Dow Jones choices to help notify strategy and choice-producing. With sizeable acquisition and integration knowledge, Liz is a strategic thinker and is perfectly positioned to assistance us establish on our mission to provide the world’s most trustworthy journalism, information, knowledge and analytics to assistance folks make selections.
We thank David Kerridge for his exemplary leadership as interim head of finance. He stepped up to lead the function through a essential time in our transformation, which include the scheduling and close of our OPIS acquisition and our forthcoming Base Substances acquisition. David’s leadership has been instrumental in positioning us for the foreseeable future, and we search ahead to his ongoing contributions. David will keep on in his purpose as SVP FP&A.
Remember to sign up for me in welcoming Liz to Dow Jones and wishing her results in this vital role.