Alpine Access, a provider of virtual contact centre solutions and services, has appointed Robert Pinkerton as chief financial officer (CFO). With more than 25 years of experience managing global and domestic financial operations, strategic growth opportunities, mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and acquisition integration, capital raising, and the investment community, Pinkerton will oversee all aspects of Alpine Access’ financial and accounting operations, as well as the investment community and access to the capital markets. As a member of the executive leadership team, he will also play a key role in helping determine the direction of the company and have responsibility for helping the company achieve its financial goals.
After over 12 years as an investment banker, focusing on M&A and leveraged buyouts, Pinkerton became senior vice president (SVP) of corporate development, divisional CFO, and corporate treasurer for CSG Systems, International, a customer care and billing software and services company. While at CSG, Pinkerton was responsible for raising over US$700m of capital, helping set and execute on the company’s growth strategies, and managing the financial operations of the global software and services division. After a successful career at CSG, Pinkerton became a member of the board and transitional chief executive officer (CEO) of a consumer products company, mix1 Beverage Company, that most recently received an investment from the Hershey Corporation.
Pinkerton holds an MBA from the University of Chicago with a concentration in finance and a BA from the University of Rochester. He is also a member of the board and executive committee for the Epilepsy Foundation of America in Washington, DC.
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