SAPRO, a full-service Accounting, Assurance, Tax, and Advisory firm, announced that Jean Penhaligon, CA(SA), has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer of the firm, effective October 3rd, 2022.
As Chief Financial Officer Ms. Penhaligon will work closely with SAPRO’s senior leadership team and assist Co-CEO’s Dario Grassini and Greg Maslov in advancing SAPRO’s portfolio of assets. Jean will be primarily responsible for running a strategic finance operation that is efficient and effective. Jean will help shape the overall strategy and direction, continuing to preserve the financial approach and mindset throughout the organization and help the business continue to perform better.
Penhaligon has over 15 years' experience in managing a finance and accounting division, financial planning and analyzing a company’s financial strengths and weaknesses, ensuring the company's financial reports are accurate and completed in a timely manner.
Co-CEO Dario Grassini said "Jean is a high-impact executive who brings a compelling blend of strategic and capital allocation disciplines, exceptional operating skills, and transformational leadership abilities. Jean will be a strong partner as we execute our strategic growth goals and improve our operating results for sustainable, long-term value creation.”
“I look forward to Jean helping us further scale SAPRO globally, building on our market offering and creating more value, empowering SAPRO to meet its mission. She will be an unbelievably valuable addition to our executive team,” concluded Grassini.