NCR appoints new CFO to fill Fishman's shoes

NCR Corp. has announced that Andre Fernandez has joined the company as chief financial officer, effective immediately. Fernandez succeeds Bob Fishman, who previously announced his upcoming retirement, according to a company press release.

"NCR is thrilled to have a proven leader like Andre join our team," NCR President and CEO Mike Hayford said in the release. "Andre's unique blend of C-Level executive experience, including CEO, COO and CFO positions, and background in guiding and advising business units for customer-centric and profitable growth, will be a significant advantage for NCR as we move forward."

Fernandez began his career in investment banking with Brown Brothers Harriman & Co. and Merrill Lynch International in New York and London. Subsequently, he spent 12 years at General Electric Co., where he held CFO positions across several business units in multiple countries.

While serving as CFO and controller of GE Latin America, Fernandez chaired the audit committee for GE Capital Bank Mexico.

Most recently, Fernandez was president and CEO at CBS Radio, where he led the effort to prepare the company for a potential IPO. Prior to joining CBS Radio, he was with Journal Communications, where he served as CFO and executive vice president of finance and strategy before being promoted to president and chief operating officer.

Fernandez is vice chairman of the board at Froedtert Health, a regional healthcare system based in Wisconsin. He has also served on the boards Buffalo Wild Wings, the National Association of Broadcasters, and the FCC Advisory Committee on Diversity and Digital Empowerment.

Andre is fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese and holds a bachelor's degree in economics from Harvard University.

"I could not be more excited to join such an iconic company as NCR," Fernandez said in the release. "I look forward to working with the entire leadership team to advance the company's strategic plan, work closely with our business units to enhance value for customers and shareholders, and accelerate the company's growth trajectory."


Topics: Manufacturers, Public Companies

Companies: NCR Corporation


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