CSC, a technology-enabled business solutions and services company, has appointed Paul Saleh to vice president and chief financial officer (CFO). He will report to CSC president and chief executive officer (CEO), Mike Lawrie, and will be responsible for CSC’s global financial operations. Saleh previously held the position of senior vice president (SVP) and CFO at Gannett, an international news and information company based in Northern Virginia. He succeeds Michael Mancuso, who announced his retirement in February 2012.
Saleh has more than 25 years of corporate finance experience. Prior to his tenure as CFO at Gannett, he served as CFO for leading brands including Walt Disney International and Sprint Nextel. Upon leaving Sprint Nextel in 2008, Saleh launched Menza Partners, an operational and financial advisory group focusing on media, telecommunications, and technology industries.
Prior to the merger between Sprint and Nextel Communications, Saleh was executive vice president (EVP) and CFO of Nextel Communications from 2001 to 2005 where he led a profitability increase as Nextel’s revenues grew to US$16bn and market value increased more than tenfold. Saleh served as SVP and CFO of Walt Disney International, where he held other senior financial positions since 1997.
Before joining Walt Disney, Saleh was with Honeywell for 12 years, where he was vice president and treasurer from 1994 to 1997, and held other various leadership positions in finance, treasury, investor relations, strategic planning and operations.
Saleh holds an MBA with distinction in Finance; a MSc in Computer, Information and Control Engineering; and a BSc in Electrical Engineering, all from the University of Michigan.
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