CareView Communications, an IT provider to the healthcare industry, has named Anthony Piccin as chief financial officer (CFO), vice president finance, secretary and treasurer, replacing John Bailey who resigned to pursue other business opportunities. From 18 July 2011 to 7 November 2011, Piccin served as controller of the company.
Piccin brings over 20 years of operational and financial experience in both public and private companies. From April 2006 to June 2011, he served as director of accounting and assistant controller of ADT Security Services, formerly Broadview Security/Brinks Home Security, in Irving, Texas, where he was responsible for leadership, training/development and direction for a staff of 37, responsible for timely monthly accounting, accurate financial reporting per GAAP/SEC requirements, external auditor relations/quarterly review and year-end audit compliance, accounting policy and procedure, departmental Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance and documentation, technical accounting research, maintenance of accounting systems, inventory and asset management control, accounts payable and vendor relationships. Piccin was a key contributor in the public company spin off from The Brinks Company and assisted with the Broadview rebranding effort.
From August 2003 to January 2006, Piccin served as division finance director of Johnson Diversey in Irving, Texas, a US$2bn global sanitising and hygiene products manufacturer/distributor and subsidiary of SC Johnson, where he was responsible for all financial aspects of a US$50m division. From April 2001 to April 2004, Piccin served as director of financial services for Furniture Marketing Group in Dallas, Texas, a US$120m office furniture distributor.
From November1998 to March 2001, Piccin served as North American controller, T-Mobile account for Nokia, a US$21bn global wireless phone and network infrastructure manufacturer, where he was responsible for the more than US$300m annual sales and responsible for managing all financial aspects relating to revenue, accounts receivable, inventory, order backlog, costs of sales, annual budgeting, forecasting, financial analysis and year-end audit. Piccin also served in financial management positions with Diebold of Dallas, Texas, a US$1bn global ATM and other self-service bank products manufacturer; Bauer Corporation of Wooster, Ohio, a US$20m regional climbing products manufacturer; and Philips Medical Systems of Highland Heights, Ohio, a US$1bn global medical imaging equipment manufacturer.
Piccin began his accounting career as a staff auditor with Coopers & Lybrand in Cleveland, Ohio. He earned a BBA in Accounting in 1986 from University of Notre Dame. Piccin is a certified public accountant (CPA) in the State of Ohio since November 1989.
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