Dunkin’ Brands, the parent company of two big name brands, Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins, has hired Neil Moses as chief financial officer (CFO), effective 16 November 2010. He will report directly to Dunkin’ Brands’ chief executive officer (CEO) Nigel Travis. In his new role, Moses will have responsibility for the company’s financial functions, strategic planning, loss prevention and information technology services.
Moses replaces Dunkin’ Brands CFO Kate Lavelle, who has moved from Massachusetts to be closer to family in Alabama. Lavelle joined Dunkin’ Brands as CFO in December 2004 and continues to work with the company in a consulting capacity.
Moses joins from Parametric Technology Corporation (PTC), a Massachusetts-based software company, where he served as executive vice president (EVP), CFO. In that role, he worked with the PTC executive team to develop and implement a long-term strategic plan that led to a substantial business turnaround.
Prior to PTC, Moses served as EVP, CFO at Axcelis Technologies, a semiconductor capital equipment manufacturer. Before transitioning to technology, Moses served in senior financial roles in the retail sector. He was senior vice president (SVP), CFO of Bradlees, where he was responsible for merchandise planning, systems and financial functions for the department store chain. He also served as SVP, finance at Ames Department Stores.
Moses received his BA from Bowdoin College and his MBA from Dartmouth College, Amos Tuck School of Business.
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