After an extensive nationwide search, the Zekelman Industries Management Team is pleased to announce that Michael J. Graham will join us as Chief Financial Officer.
Mike has successfully built effective finance organizations, enhanced the strength of his employers’ executive teams and worked effectively with the financial community. We believe his hands-on leadership style and breadth of experience will make a positive impact as we continue to execute on our strategic objectives and deliver strong financial performance.
With over 30 years of finance and accounting experience, Mike has held senior positions at a variety of public and private companies. He is well experienced in all aspects of financial management including controllership, financial planning, mergers and acquisitions and business strategy. Most recently, Graham was Chief Financial Officer of Career Education Corporation. Prior to that role, he served in a number of senior financial positions including SVP & Controller of R.R. Donnelly and VP & Controller of Sears. Mike holds a Bachelor’s Degree from DePaul University and an MBA from the University of Chicago.
We are excited to have Mike on board and anticipate successful growth and financial performance parallel to this appointment. As we continue to grow, we'll provide an outlook on what our progress means for our customers and partners.