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 becoming a member of Dow Jones as chief economic officer commencing on May perhaps 16. She joins us at a unique chapter of transition and advancement for our enterprise.
Liz will oversee the world-wide finance group, supporting the company’s strategic eyesight as properly as working day-to-working day financial routines, and will be accountable for overseeing all areas of economical reporting and leading our crucial finance functions. She will provide as enterprise companion to the broader Dow Jones senior management group.
Liz was CFO of S&P Scores and is a verified chief in finance and approach. Having spent a large section of her vocation at S&P with a aim on economical and information services, she was included in the company’s transformation from The McGraw-Hill Corporations to S&P Worldwide. She also held the place of senior vice president and world-wide treasurer at S&P International. Throughout her career at a variety of multinational providers, Liz has pushed business enterprise advancement and benefit development and has supported career improvement for colleagues across different finance groups. Prior to the S&P changeover, she had important involvement with multimedia and broadcasting, including Tv set qualities, as a result of then-McGraw-Hill’s publishing dwelling business enterprise.
Most lately, as CFO executive husband or wife at Gartner, Liz advised CFO consumers at World wide 1000 corporations and governing administration agencies, partnering with CFOs to suggest on vision and tactic and to help with digital transformation and monetary operations.
In the course of her finance vocation, Liz has been an avid reader of The Wall Avenue Journal and Barron’s and a user of other Dow Jones offerings to assist notify strategy and determination-building. With considerable acquisition and integration knowledge, Liz is a strategic thinker and is effectively positioned to assist us construct on our mission to provide the world’s most dependable journalism, details, details and analytics to assist men and women make decisions.
We thank David Kerridge for his exemplary leadership as interim head of finance. He stepped up to guide the perform by means of a critical time in our transformation, which include the preparing 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 seem ahead to his continued contributions. David will continue on in his job as SVP FP&A.
Be sure to be part of me in welcoming Liz to Dow Jones and wishing her accomplishment in this important purpose.