Dow Jones & Co. CEO Almar Latour sent out the following to the personnel:
I am thrilled to announce that Liz O’Melia will be signing up for Dow Jones as chief economical officer commencing on May well 16. She joins us at a exclusive chapter of changeover and expansion for our organization.
Liz will oversee the world finance staff, supporting the company’s strategic vision as perfectly as working day-to-working day economical activities, and will be accountable for overseeing all features of economical reporting and main our vital finance capabilities. She will provide as business enterprise lover to the broader Dow Jones senior management group.
Liz was CFO of S&P Ratings and is a tested leader in finance and system. Owning spent a significant element of her occupation at S&P with a concentration on monetary and data products and services, she was included in the company’s transformation from The McGraw-Hill Companies to S&P Worldwide. She also held the placement of senior vice president and worldwide treasurer at S&P World. Through her occupation at different multinational businesses, Liz has driven small business development and worth creation and has supported career development for colleagues across a variety of finance teams. Prior to the S&P transition, she experienced major involvement with multimedia and broadcasting, which include Television set qualities, by means of then-McGraw-Hill’s publishing home enterprise.
Most just lately, as CFO govt partner at Gartner, Liz advised CFO customers at World wide 1000 businesses and governing administration businesses, partnering with CFOs to suggest on vision and approach and to assist with digital transformation and financial operations.
During her finance job, Liz has been an avid reader of The Wall Avenue Journal and Barron’s and a user of other Dow Jones choices to assist inform tactic and determination-producing. With considerable acquisition and integration knowledge, Liz is a strategic thinker and is well positioned to support us make on our mission to deliver the world’s most dependable journalism, details, details and analytics to enable folks make choices.
We thank David Kerridge for his exemplary management as interim head of finance. He stepped up to guide the function through a critical time in our transformation, which includes the preparing and near of our OPIS acquisition and our forthcoming Base Substances acquisition. David’s management has been instrumental in positioning us for the long term, and we seem forward to his continued contributions. David will continue on in his role as SVP FP&A.
You should be a part of me in welcoming Liz to Dow Jones and wishing her good results in this significant role.