Electrosonic, based in Orlando, Florida experiential technology companyannounced the appointment of Simon Hemming as the new global chief financial officer of Electrosonic Group.
According to a statement, Hemming brings more than 25 years of experience, holding top positions in the construction, engineering and consulting industries. He will join China Construction America’s Electrosonic. There, he served as deputy chief financial officer of his holding company for the Americas. He also served as CFO of its major construction divisions in the United States. Prior to that, Hemming held other important positions for companies such as Louis Berger (now WSP), Worley, Parsons and Fluor.
Role and responsibilities
As Global Chief Financial Officer, Hemming will lead the finance function across all three Electrosonic Group divisions. This includes design consulting, system integration and support, and managed services for EMEA and the Americas.
Hemming highlights the company’s work, commenting, “I have never been more excited to start something new, and I look forward to supporting Electrosonic’s talented professionals around the world to continue to develop what is rapidly becoming THE experiential technology company.
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Hemming also has international experience. His duty stations have included the UK, Continental Europe, Africa, the Middle East, the Far East, South America and North America. According to Electrosonic, this provided Hemming with strong skills to support global teams and functions. The company therefore sees this as vital to its global reach and local support mantra.
In addition, Hemming has strong expertise in IT, systems implementation and business intelligence. With this, Electrosonic believes it will bring the talent and business acumen to make the ES Group more efficient and agile.
Ewan Smith, President and CEO of Electrosonic Group, also praised the appointment. He says: “We are delighted to have Simon join our team. He brings a wealth of experience as a CFO for engineering and consulting focused businesses that will be invaluable in helping us grow profitably through 2022 and beyond.