|By Business Wire||
|June 10, 2013 07:01 AM EDT||
DriveCam, Inc., a global driver risk management company, today announced the appointment of Paul J. Pucino as executive vice president and chief financial officer, effective immediately. Mr. Pucino brings more than three decades of financial expertise to DriveCam’s executive leadership team with experience at high growth, globally expanding organizations. As EVP and CFO, Mr. Pucino will be responsible for DriveCam’s finance, accounting and treasury teams and will help lead the company’s next generation of growth.
Paul J. Pucino, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer of DriveCam, Inc. (Photo: Business Wire)
Mr. Pucino was previously the executive vice president and CFO of THQ Inc., a worldwide developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software. Previously, he served as the EVP and CFO of Classmates Media Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of United Online. From 2005 to 2007, Mr. Pucino was CFO at Digital Insight, a SaaS-based internet banking service provider. He also held progressively responsible finance positions at Galileo International, Tekelec, and Dean Witter, Discover & Co.
“Paul’s strong financial background and proven track record of creating value through strategic initiatives will be an important asset to DriveCam,” said Brandon Nixon, DriveCam chairman and CEO. “Paul will drive the planning and execution of our financial strategies as we continue to execute on our global growth strategy and build the DriveCam brand worldwide.”
In addition to the financial leadership roles he has held at public companies, Mr. Pucino has extensive experience in strategic planning, business development, mergers and acquisitions, and capital market transactions. He holds an MBA in finance from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and is a Certified Public Accountant.
William Ruff, who has served as DriveCam’s CFO since 2009, will take on new responsibilities at the company as he transitions to the role of senior vice president, Finance. Messrs. Ruff and Pucino will collaborate closely to continue to build a world-class finance organization.
“Bill is a respected and valued leader, and he will continue to play a critical role in leading our financial planning efforts during this next era of DriveCam’s growth,” said DriveCam CEO Brandon Nixon.
“After meeting Brandon and the rest of the team, I was impressed with the important work that DriveCam is doing to improve driver safety and prevent collisions, as well as the company’s ability to offer unparalleled value and service to its clients,” said Paul Pucino, EVP and CFO for DriveCam. “I'm excited about joining DriveCam and look forward to building on and leveraging the outstanding team and strong financial foundation Bill has put in place.”
DriveCam has experienced accelerated growth within key industries, adding several new customers in distribution, waste, transit and trucking over the past quarter. The company also recently expanded into the U.K. market with the opening of a London office.
As proven experts in compliance and the science of safe and efficient driving, DriveCam reduces collision-related expenses, fuel costs and the risk of audits and lost business for hundreds of commercial fleets worldwide. The company identifies and addresses the causes of poor driving by combining sight and sound with real-time, predictive analytics. With over 500 commercial and government fleet clients, DriveCam monitors 20 billion driving miles annually, while protecting more than 400,000 drivers worldwide. For more information, visit www.drivecam.com.
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