Chief Financial OfficerWith over 15 years in financial management experience, Rich Carroll brings to WGroup a diverse and successful background in financial leadership. Throughout his career, he has a track record of success in providing strategic financial steering and guidance to board and C-level management to drive results. Rich has breadth and depth of expertise in general financial management, financial planning and analysis, strategic planning, treasury, financial systems and consolidation, and process reengineering and benchmarking. His role at WGroup is instrumental in establishing world class processes and infrastructure for supporting the growth plan and propelling WGroup into the future.
Rich joins WGroup after four years at Quintiq (a Dassault Systemes company), where he was most recently CFO and a member of the Quintiq board. As CFO he led a global finance team with shared service center operations in Malaysia and a field finance team that successfully implemented a business partnership model. During his tenure at Quintiq, Rich was also instrumental in leading FP&A and Treasury through a period of growth in which revenues and valuation nearly tripled, leading to a successful sale of the firm to Dassault Systemes.
Before joining Quintiq, Rich held positions as director of corporate strategy and planning, and director of financial planning and analysis at Ricoh Americas Corp. (a subsidiary of RICOH), where he was the finance lead for US key verticals and global customer segments representing over $2 billion in revenue as well as responsible for all US reporting. He joined IKON (which was later acquired by RICOH) in 2005 and held numerous field finance roles. Prior to joining IKON, Rich worked in financial systems at IMS Health and financial analysis at Unisys.
Rich has a Master of Business Administration degree in Management Information Systems from Saint Joseph’s University, a postgraduate certificate in Finance from Villanova University, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business from Elon University. He is also a Certified Treasury Professional.