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DMA Names John Horan Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
New York, NY, April 11, 2008 — Direct Marketing Association President & CEO John A. Greco, Jr. today announced that John Horan will join DMA as senior vice president and chief financial officer, beginning April 14. Horan, who was most recently vice president and chief financial officer for Ablest, Inc. in
“John is a seasoned executive and is deeply knowledgeable about multi-faceted financial matters,” Greco remarked. “He comes to DMA with an impressive background and track record in financial management. In a rapidly changing economic landscape, John’s broad insight will be valuable to us all. He brings the proven expertise and diagnostic capabilities we expect and require, and will fit well within the complex and diverse direct marketing community.”
Since 2006, Horan was at Ablest, Inc., where he initiated strategic analysis that generated a successful management-led sale of the company. He has handled high-level strategic financial planning, SEC and internal reporting, accounting, treasury, taxation, investor relations, budgeting, forecasting, and audit functions. He also has supervised information technology, risk management, and business development, and was given full authority for all financial affairs at Ablest.
Prior to that, Horan held a number of senior financial positions at Fidelity National Information Services in
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The Direct Marketing Association (www.the-dma.org) is the leading global trade association of businesses and nonprofit organizations using and supporting multichannel direct marketing tools and techniques. DMA advocates standards for responsible marketing, promotes relevance as the key to reaching consumers with desirable offers, and provides cutting-edge research, education, and networking opportunities to improve results throughout the end-to-end direct marketing process. Founded in 1917, DMA today represents nearly 3,600 companies from dozens of vertical industries in the
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