Colfax Corporation, a provider of fluid-handling solutions for critical applications, has appointed board member Scott Brannan as senior vice president, chief financial officer (CFO) and treasurer, effective 18 October 2010. He succeeds Scott Faison, who has been with Colfax since 1995, is resigning and will remain an advisor to the company.
Brannan has broad-based financial experience and joins Colfax from Aronson and Company, a public accounting firm where he has been a partner for seven years. At Aronson, he was the partner in charge of professional standards and also had responsibility for technical accounting and auditing matters.
He was also previously employed for 12 years at Danaher Corporation in roles of increasing responsibility, including chief accounting officer (CAO), controller and vice president of administration. While at Danaher he had a significant role in financial reporting, risk management, treasury, investor relations, acquisitions and post-acquisition integration. Prior to Danaher, Brannan spent eight years with Arthur Andersen & Co.
Brannan holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in accounting from Loyola University Maryland. He is a certified public accountant (CPA).
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