USG, a building products company, has hired Matthew Hilzinger as executive vice president (EVP) and chief financial officer (CFO), effective 1 May 2012. Hilzinger, former senior vice president (SVP) and CFO with Exelon, succeeds Richard Fleming, who will remain with USG as EVP until his expected retirement later this year.
As CFO, Hilzinger will oversee the execution all financial activities including financial reporting, treasury, risk management, tax, and investor relations, and will also oversee strategic planning and IT.
Hilzinger became SVP and CFO of Exelon Corporation in January 2008 after joining Exelon as vice president and corporate controller in April 2002. Most recently, he has been EVP and chief integration officer, responsible for the merger-related integration of Exelon and Constellation Energy. Hilzinger’s career spans more than 20 years of financial and operating experience in a variety of international and domestic operations.
Prior to joining Exelon, Hilzinger was with Kmart, where he held a number of financial positions including vice president, controller, assistant treasurer and divisional vice president, logistics finance and planning. Prior to Kmart, Hilzinger held various financial and operating positions at Handleman. Hilzinger began his career at Arthur Andersen & Co in Detroit.
Hilzinger received his Bachelors of business administration degree in 1985 from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and received his certification as a certified public accountant (CPA) in 1987.
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