Acclaro Announces New Vice President of Finance & Administration
Leading localization firm welcomes Daniel R. DeFazio, seasoned financial and global business expert
New York, NY (April 2, 2009) – Acclaro, one of the world’s premier localization firms, announced today that Daniel R. DeFazio has been appointed Vice President, Finance & Administration, for Acclaro’s global operations. Mr. DeFazio brings more than 23 years of executive financial experience to the firm.
“We are very pleased to welcome Dan to the Acclaro family,” says Michael Kriz, founding partner and president of Acclaro. “His extensive experience as a team-focused leader with a proven track-record managing financial operations in the U.S. and abroad is a perfect fit for Acclaro’s continued growth.”
Mr. DeFazio will serve on the firm’s executive leadership team and is charged with managing Acclaro’s financial and administrative operations. “This is an exciting time to join Acclaro,” Mr. DeFazio says. “In today’s rocky financial landscape, Acclaro is well positioned to assist businesses as they look to the international marketplace for growth. With more than 30% year-over-year growth, Acclaro is well suited to serve as a catalyst for growth.”
Before joining Acclaro, Mr. DeFazio held several executive management rolls, including chief financial officer at Velocity Express, chief operating and financial officer at VirtualCom and, most recently, as partner, financial management solutions, for Richards Capital & Associates. He began his career at PriceWaterhouseCoopers before moving into business and financial planning positions at Pitney Bowes, Bernard Harris Publishing and Xerox. Mr. DeFazio has spent considerable time at the executive level, managing businesses throughout the United States, Europe and Central and South America. He is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Ithaca College.
Acclaro is an international translation and localization firm that helps the world’s leading brands succeed across cultures. With its global headquarters in New York and offices in San Francisco, Boston, Buenos Aires and Paris, the agency translates websites, marketing campaigns, documents and software, giving clients an authentic voice in key language markets.
Since its founding in 2002 Acclaro has grown rapidly while maintaining a customized, personal approach. Acclaro’s global team of technical and linguistic experts has served as a trusted partner to industry leaders and global businesses.
For more information, please visit www.acclaro.com.
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