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New CFO for Murad

Posted: November 13, 2012

Murad Inc. announced Fred Gysi has joined the Murad family as CFO, overseeing the finance and accounting departments at the company. In this role, Gysi will be responsible for financial reporting, budgeting, treasury and cash flow management, financial and marketing analysis, and strategic planning.

“Fred’s experience and expertise will be highly beneficial to Murad,” said Richard Murad, general manager of Murad, Inc. “With his proven track record, I am confident that Fred will play a crucial role in streamlining Murad’s finance and accounting departments and helping to ensure that Murad has the appropriate financial resources and structure to support our exponential growth, which will allow the company to continue to transform the skin and lives of millions more around the world.”

Gysi comes to Murad with 25 years of financial and accounting experience. Most recently, he was the CFO for Canon Communications, a trade show and B2B publishing company. While at Canon, Gysi helped position the company for its successful sale to UBM, a UK-based conglomerate. Notably, Gysi was CFO at THQ, Inc. during a five-year period in which the company achieved 45% annual revenue growth and 85% annual profit growth, while increasing market capitalization from $100 million to $1.5 billion. Other experience includes stints with Deloitte & Touche as partner and CFO of Creativity, Inc., an arts and crafts distributor.