Choices Expertise right this moment introduced the promotion of Laura McCann to the place of Chief Monetary Officer (CFO).
The appointment comes as Jon Lambert, who has served as CFO since January 2016, transitions to Senior Vice President (SVP) of Company Improvement, focussing on the agency’s partnerships, mergers and acquisitions.
Laura McCann has held the submit of VP Company Controller since becoming a member of the corporate in 2016. Earlier than her tenure at Choices, she held pivotal roles at NYSE Euronext and Vela Buying and selling and gained helpful expertise within the fintech sector.
Danny Moore, President and CEO of Choices, commented:
“Laura’s promotion to CFO is the following stage in our long-term technique of constructing a world-class finance group servicing the worldwide enterprise from our Belfast workplace. Again in 2016, Jon took on the problem of laying the groundwork for that imaginative and prescient. Laura has been an integral a part of the technique from day one.
Like many world firms, we had a patchwork of finance groups unfold around the globe, together with bigger groups in London, New York, and Chicago. Consolidating that footprint into one high-functioning group, all sitting collectively in Belfast, offers the platform to scale because the enterprise continues to develop over the following 5 years.”
Laura McCann added:
“Working with Jon and the group on the journey during the last seven years has been a terrific expertise. We’ve been integral to 3 acquisitions, most not too long ago the acquisition and integration of Fixnetix, a carve out from a Fortune 500 firm, and Activ Monetary, a world market information firm. We additionally supported the enterprise in two main Personal Fairness majority investments, first with New York-based Bregal Sagemount in summer season 2017, then with ABRY Companions in December 2019; really distinctive worldwide enterprise publicity for a Belfast-based finance group.”
Jon Lambert added, “Transitioning to a different position as a succession plan evolves is tremendous thrilling. Serving to Laura and the expanded rockstar group come collectively and develop has been a pleasure. I look ahead to working with and persevering with to help them because the enterprise strikes to the following degree.”
Laura McCann’s promotion to CFO comes as the newest in a collection of key senior management appointments at Choices, together with Terry Hughes as Chief Advertising Officer, Micah Kroeze as Chief Product Officer, Marlena Efstratopoulou as Chief Danger Officer, Christy O’Kane as SVP, International Head of Supply and Larry Leibowitz to the agency’s Board of Advisors.