SVTC Technologies has appointed Jack Sexton as chief financial fficer (CFO). Sexton comes to SVTC with over 25 years of experience in finance and operations, including 10 years with Silicon Valley-based technology companies and 15 years with oilfield services provider Schlumberger. His background spans both public and private companies, equipment manufacturers and global service providers.
Most recently, Sexton consulted for Philips Lumileds. Prior to that, he was CFO ofUltra Clean Technology from 2005 – 2009. Sexton also served as chief accounting officer (CAO) of NPTest from 2002 – 2004, where he managed the financial aspects of the company’s spin off from Schlumberger, through a successful initial public offering (IPO) and subsequent merger with Credence Systems (now part of LTX-Credence), where he then served as corporate controller. Sexton, a certified public accountant (CPA), holds two BSc degrees, in finance and accounting, from the Carroll School of Management at Boston College, where he graduated magna cum laude.
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A squeeze on skilled talent means it now takes an average of seven weeks to fill open permanent roles in finance in the UK according to new research from financial services recruitment firm Robert Half.