MoneyGram International, a global money transfer company, has hired David Brown as senior vice president (SVP) and chief accounting officer (CAO). The CAO position was created to bring together the various accounting and finance functions under one executive for better efficiencies. In this new role, Brown has global responsibilities for accounting, tax and financial planning and analysis.
Prior to joining MoneyGram, Brown was chief financial officer (CFO) for Dresser, a GE subsidiary, and led the recent integration of Dresser into various business units of GE’s energy division. He has lived and worked in England, Russia and Brazil for notable companies such as Halliburton, LSG Sky Chefs and the Brink’s Company.
Brown earned a BBA, Accounting from the University of Texas at Austin and is a certified public accountant (CPA) in Texas. He sits on the Cubic Energy board of directors and serves on the compensation committee, as chair of the audit committee and as a financial expert.
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