Physicians Formula Holdings, a cosmetics company, has appointed Jeff Berry as chief financial officer (CFO). Berry has served as interim CFO since 29 May 2009. He replaced Joseph Jaeger.
Prior to serving as interim CFO, Berry had been on the company’s board of directors since October 2007 and had served as the chairman of its nominating and corporate governance and compensation committees, as well as a member of the audit committee. He agreed to resign from the board upon accepting the interim CFO position in order to comply with Nasdaq listing requirements.
Previously, Berry worked as the treasurer and head of strategy and business development for Del Monte Foods, as a management consultant with McKinsey and Company and Bain and Company, and as an advisor to private equity companies investing in consumer goods. He has a MBA from the Harvard Business School and a BSc from the University of California, Berkeley.
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