MORRISTOWN, N.J., July 9 -- Financial Executives International issued the following news release:
Financial Executives International (FEI), the association of choice for CFOs and other senior-level finance executives, announced today the election of a new slate of executive officers and members of the Board of Directors for the fiscal year, effective July 1.
Mitch Danaher, Deputy Controller of General Electric Company will serve as national Board Chair. He has had a three decade career with General Electric which began in 1982 when he served as a recruit in their Financial Management Program. Danaher has served as a Member of the U.S. delegation to the International Accounting Standards Committee, as well as a Member of the FASB's Emerging Issues Task Force. He was named to FEI's Board of Directors in 2012 and is active in FEI's Committee on Corporate Reporting (CCR).
Additional elected officers for the 2014-2015 year include:
* Gregory Ulferts, Professor and Director of the Graduate Business Program at University of Detroit Mercy will serve as national Vice Chair. Since joining FEI in 1984, Ulferts has served in various roles within FEI's Detroit Chapter and the national organization, including as Secretary of the Board of Directors and as a member of FEI's Budget & Finance Committee, Diversity Committee and Financial Executives Research Foundation's (FERF) Research Committee.
* Peter S. Rockett, Vice President of Finance and Administration at the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce will serve as national Treasurer. Peter has been a member of FEI since 1999. He was President of FEI's Boston Chapter in 2012-2013 and currently chairs its Nominating Committee. Prior to his officer roles as Vice President, Treasurer and Secretary of the chapter, he chaired the Professional Development Committee from 2006-2009.
* Ann Svoboda, Corporate Treasurer of Carestream Health, Inc.will serve as national Secretary. Svoboda has held various senior finance positions at companies such as Culligan, Cadbury Schweppes, Royal Ahold and Wackenhut. She has been a member of various national committees, including the Committee on Benefits and Finance, the Committee on Corporate Treasury, and FERF's Research Committee. Svoboda has also been a member of FEI's New Jersey Chapter since 2009 and joined the Board of Directors in 2012.
"We are very excited to welcome these members into their newly appointed Board roles. These individuals possess expertise and industry knowledge and commitment to FEI," said Marie N. Hollein, CTP, President and CEO of FEI and FERF. "This dynamic group of individuals represents our dedicated members and we strongly believe that under their leadership the organization is well positioned to further drive its mission over the next year."
Additionally, seven professionals will serve as members of FEI's Board of Directors:
Senior Vice President , Corporate Controller, and Chief Accounting Officer
FEI Silicon Valley ChapterJohn G. Panetta
Director of Government Accounting
FEI Boston Chapter
Ellen R. Boyer
Chief Financial Officer
FEI Washington State Chapter
Thomas W. Haller, CPA
Financial Management and Reporting
FEI Connecticut/Westchester ChapterAndrea Edmonds
Accounting Policy, Retirement and
Bonus Accounting Manager
FEI New Mexico ChapterAnn Kaesermann
Vice President - Controller
Hilcorp Energy Company
FEI Houston ChapterThomas E. Feeney
Chief Financial Officer
FEI Memphis Chapter
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