Electrosonic, the Orlando, Fla.-based experiential technology company, announced Simon Hemming’s appointment as the new global CFO of Electrosonic Group.
Per a statement, Hemming brings 25-plus years of experience, holding prominent roles within the construction, engineering and consulting industries. He will join Electrosonic from China Construction America. There, he served as deputy CFO of its Americas holding company. He was also CFO of its major construction divisions in the U.S. Prior to that, Hemming held other prominent positions for companies like Louis Berger (now WSP), Worley, Parsons and Fluor.
Role and Responsibilities
As global CFO, Hemming will lead the finance function across all three divisions of the Electrosonic Group. This includes design consulting, system integration and support, and managed services for EMEA and the Americas.
Hemming highlights the company’s work, remarking, “I’ve never been so thrilled to start something new, and I’m looking forward to supporting Electrosonic’s talented professionals across the globe to continue to grow what’s fast becoming THE experiential technology company.”
Hemming also has an international background. His assignment locations have included the U.K., mainland Europe, Africa, the Middle East, the Far East, South America and North America. According to Electrosonic, this provided Hemming with a strong skillset in supporting global teams and functions. The company thus deems this vital to its worldwide reach and local support mantra.
Additionally, Hemming comes with strong IT, systems implementation and business intelligence expertise. With this, Electrosonic believes he will bring the talent and business acumen to make the ES group more efficient and agile.
Ewan Smith, president and managing director of Electrosonic Group, also praises the appointment, He states, “We are excited to have Simon join our team. He brings an abundance of experience as CFO for engineering and consulting-focused companies that will be invaluable in helping us profitably grow through 2022 and beyond.”