Williams Lea appoints new global chief financial officer

Williams Lea appoints new global chief financial officer

Williams Lea appoints new global chief financial officer

Williams Lea have announced the appointment of Dan O’Brien as chief financial officer (CFO).

“Williams Lea is at a pivotal point in its rich history and I am looking forward to being a part of the team that drives the company’s evolution and growth,” said O’Brien in a statement.

O’Brien will oversee finance, legal and compliance functions and will report to the company’s CEO Clare Hart, who joined the business on August 1.

Williams Lea, headquartered in London, New York and Singapore and present in 40 countries worldwide, offers skilled business critical support services to financial, legal and professional services firms.

The firm has 319 job openings across the US, and 35 across the UK for roles such as senior finance director, head of development and business development director, according to the firm’s website.

O’Brien most recently served as Global CFO for Sterling Talent Solutions. Prior to Sterling, he held CFO roles with Jackson Hewett, Hawaiian Telecom, Global Crossing, Genuity Corporation and GTE.  O’Brien holds a BS from Boston College and an MBA from University of Chicago Graduate School of Business. O’Brien will be based in Williams Lea’s New York office.

“I am very pleased to have Dan on board at Williams Lea,” said CEO, Hart. “He will play a key role in the execution of our global strategy as we increase investment in our business support technologies and operating platforms.”

“Dan’s experience in rapidly transforming and growing businesses makes him a perfect addition to the Williams Lea executive team,” she said.

 

 

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