Dow Jones & Co. CEO Almar Latour sent out the next to the staff members:
I am thrilled to announce that Liz O’Melia will be joining Dow Jones as main financial officer setting up on May perhaps 16. She joins us at a exceptional chapter of transition and development for our company.
Liz will oversee the world-wide finance crew, supporting the company’s strategic eyesight as properly as day-to-working day money routines, and will be accountable for overseeing all factors of money reporting and top our crucial finance features. She will provide as small business spouse to the broader Dow Jones senior administration workforce.
Liz was CFO of S&P Scores and is a tested chief in finance and approach. Getting put in a massive aspect of her vocation at S&P with a target on financial and info expert services, she was included in the company’s transformation from The McGraw-Hill Corporations to S&P World. She also held the placement of senior vice president and world wide treasurer at S&P World. Through her occupation at numerous multinational organizations, Liz has pushed enterprise growth and worth creation and has supported career enhancement for colleagues across several finance teams. Prior to the S&P transition, she experienced important involvement with multimedia and broadcasting, like Tv set qualities, by way of then-McGraw-Hill’s publishing residence business enterprise.
Most just lately, as CFO executive spouse at Gartner, Liz advised CFO purchasers at Global 1000 corporations and government organizations, partnering with CFOs to recommend on eyesight and strategy and to help with electronic transformation and financial functions.
All over her finance vocation, Liz has been an avid reader of The Wall Avenue Journal and Barron’s and a user of other Dow Jones choices to assistance inform method and decision-earning. With important acquisition and integration knowledge, Liz is a strategic thinker and is effectively positioned to aid us make on our mission to give the world’s most dependable journalism, information, details and analytics to help persons make selections.
We thank David Kerridge for his exemplary leadership as interim head of finance. He stepped up to lead the functionality by a critical time in our transformation, including the scheduling and shut of our OPIS acquisition and our forthcoming Base Chemicals acquisition. David’s management has been instrumental in positioning us for the potential, and we seem ahead to his ongoing contributions. David will continue on in his role as SVP FP&A.
Make sure you join me in welcoming Liz to Dow Jones and wishing her accomplishment in this significant role.