Neogen, a company that develops products dedicated to food and animal safety, has named Steven Quinlan as chief financial officer (CFO) to replace Richard Current, who is retiring. Current will immediately relinquish his responsibilities as CFO, but will remain with Neogen through the end of the fiscal year, 31 May 2011.
Quinlan joins Neogen following 19 years at Detrex Corporation, the last eight as CFO, vice president of finance, and treasurer. In the position, he was responsible for all of Detrex’s finance, accounting, and reporting activities. Detrex is a diversified manufacturer of PVC and CPVC pipe, duct and shapes, and specialty chemicals including additives for industrial petroleum products and high purity hydrochloric acid.
After graduating from the University of Michigan with a degree in business administration, Quinlan earned his certified public accountancy (CPA) while working as an auditor at Price Waterhouse for more than four years; he also served in various financial positions for Ford Motor Company. He joined Detrex as a division controller after completing his MBA at Wayne State University in 1991.
Current assumed the position of Neogen’s CFO in November 1999, and has helped drive the company’s consistent earnings growth and heightened stature in the investment community.
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