Dow Jones & Co. CEO Almar Latour despatched out the pursuing to the staff:
I am thrilled to announce that Liz O’Melia will be signing up for Dow Jones as main economic officer starting off on May possibly 16. She joins us at a exclusive chapter of transition and expansion for our business.
Liz will oversee the international finance crew, supporting the company’s strategic vision as perfectly as working day-to-working day financial routines, and will be dependable for overseeing all facets of economic reporting and foremost our critical finance features. She will serve as organization husband or wife to the broader Dow Jones senior administration staff.
Liz was CFO of S&P Rankings and is a confirmed chief in finance and approach. Having used a large part of her occupation at S&P with a focus on economic and info providers, she was associated in the company’s transformation from The McGraw-Hill Businesses to S&P World. She also held the posture of senior vice president and world-wide treasurer at S&P International. Through her job at numerous multinational providers, Liz has pushed small business progress and benefit generation and has supported career advancement for colleagues across numerous finance teams. Prior to the S&P transition, she experienced sizeable involvement with multimedia and broadcasting, which include Tv qualities, by means of then-McGraw-Hill’s publishing home business enterprise.
Most a short while ago, as CFO govt associate at Gartner, Liz encouraged CFO clients at World wide 1000 organizations and federal government businesses, partnering with CFOs to recommend on vision and strategy and to aid with electronic transformation and fiscal operations.
In the course of her finance occupation, Liz has been an avid reader of The Wall Avenue Journal and Barron’s and a consumer of other Dow Jones offerings to aid advise tactic and choice-creating. With sizeable acquisition and integration working experience, Liz is a strategic thinker and is perfectly positioned to enable us construct on our mission to deliver the world’s most trusted journalism, info, data and analytics to aid people make conclusions.
We thank David Kerridge for his exemplary leadership as interim head of finance. He stepped up to direct the functionality by a crucial time in our transformation, which includes the scheduling and shut of our OPIS acquisition and our approaching Base Chemical substances acquisition. David’s management has been instrumental in positioning us for the long term, and we glimpse ahead to his continued contributions. David will carry on in his purpose as SVP FP&A.
Please join me in welcoming Liz to Dow Jones and wishing her achievements in this crucial position.