Communications giant Motorola has promoted Edward Fitzpatrick, senior vice president, to chief financial officer (CFO). Fitzpatrick has served as Motorola’s acting CFO since February 2009.
Fitzpatrick joined Motorola in 2000 and has served as corporate controller since January 2009. Previously, he served as corporate vice president of finance for Motorola’s home & networks Mobility business. Prior to that, Fitzpatrick served as vice president and controller for the networks & enterprise and the government & enterprise mobility solutions businesses and controller for the connected home solutions business.
Prior to Motorola’s acquisition of General Instrument, Fitzpatrick was assistant corporate controller at the company. He began his career at Price Waterhouse, where he served as a senior manager.
Fitzpatrick received a master’s degree in business administration from Wharton School of Business and holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Pennsylvania State University. He also became a certified public accountant (CPA) in 1990.
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