FORA.tv Speaker - Harry Flood
Mr. Flood brings to Mediaspectrum more than 30 years of finance and operations leadership experience. He will play an integral role in Mediaspectrum's finance and operations activities as well as facilitate strategic business development. Throughout his career, Mr. Flood has held a number of top management positions at global organizations. Most recently, he served as CFO for the Yankee Candle Company, Inc. (NYSE: YCC), the leading designer, manufacturer, retailer, and wholesaler of premium scented candles in the U.S.
As CFO, Mr. Flood was responsible for all accounting and audit functions, banking and insurance relationships, IS development, and general management. Flood also served as a member of the executive committee where he played an integral role in the sale of Yankee Candle Co. to Forstmann, Little and Co. for over $500 million. Mr. Flood was involved with Yankee Candle Co. from its inception in 1976 through 1999.
Prior to his work with Yankee Candle Co. Mr. Flood was Controller and later became vice president of finance for the Facemate Corporation, a global manufacturer of textile mill products. During his nine years at Facemate, Mr. Flood was responsible for all financial activities as well as growing an IT department with extensive in-house software development programs.
Mr. Flood holds a B.A. in Business Administration from the University of Maryland.
09.14.10 | 00:58:31 min
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