Comverge, a provider of energy management solutions for residential and commercial customers, has hired David Mathieson as chief financial officer (CFO). Mathieson replaces Michael Picchi, who was recently appointed president of Comverge International. Mathieson will assume responsibility for finance, investor relations, accounting, treasury and risk management functions of the company.
Mathieson brings 30 years of international experience in operations and financial management to his role as CFO at Comverge. Throughout his career, he has positively impacted his company’s financial and strategic operations by a focus on business performance improvement.
He most recently held the position of senior vice president (SVP) and CFO at RSC Holdings, a rental equipment provider servicing the industrial and non-residential construction markets. During his time at RSC Holdings, he strengthened a finance team comprising treasury, financial planning and analysis, internal audit, and the controllership function.
Prior to RSC, Mathieson served as SVP and CFO at The Brady Corporation, where he helped the international manufacturer and marketer of identification solutions achieve record results. Before this, he spent more than two decades in various leadership positions at Honeywell, where he rose to the rank of vice president and CFO of Honeywell Europe. In this role, he had full profit and loss responsibility for a US$2.3bn business, plus functional leadership for approximately 900 personnel.
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