Premier Power Renewable Energy, a firm which constructs solar power systems for commercial, government and utility markets in the US, Spain and Italy, has appointed Frank Sansone as chief financial officer (CFO). He is replacing Teresa Kelley, who is leaving to pursue other opportunities.
Sansone brings over 15 years of experience in financial management and compliance, and has extensive experience working for both public and private companies. Most recently, he served as CFO at LiveOffice, where he oversaw the company’s financial planning and analysis. Prior to this, he served as CFO at Guidance Software, where he oversaw the company’s worldwide financial planning and analysis, accounting, treasury, investor relations and tax functions. Sansone helped lead the company through a successful initial public offering (IPO) and organic revenue growth from 2002 to 2008 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 44%.
Prior to Guidance Software, Sansone was a director and vice president of finance for Aspen Technology, where he led the revenue department and played a key role in its mergers and acquisitions (M&A) group. He also served as Petrolsoft Corporation’s vice president of finance, building an organisation that was ultimately acquired by Aspen Technology. Before joining Petrolsoft, Sansone directed services for Fortune 500 and middle-market companies as a manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and developed extensive experience in SEC reporting, IPOs, and M&As.
Sansone earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of La Verne and is a certified public accountant (CPA).
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