CHICAGO, June 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Hickory farms LLC, a leading food gift retailer since 1951, today announced that Dennis doheny has been appointed the company’s new chief financial officer (CFO). Based at the Chicago headquarters, he will oversee the organization’s finance function, including accounting, banking relationships, financial planning and analysis, risk management and M&A activities, as well as the corporate function. human ressources. In addition, he will play a critical role in shaping the company’s strategic direction as the brand continues to evolve.
Prior to joining Hickory Farms, Doheny was Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary of SureFit Home Decor, where he oversaw accounting, treasury, financial planning and analysis, auditing and risk management.
From 2009 to 2019, he served as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary of Home Products International, where he managed all areas of finance. As a key member of the management team, he was involved in a multi-year financial turnaround of the company.
Prior to joining Home Products International, Doheny held various financial positions at Federal Signal Corporation, Culligan International and in commercial banking. He started his career with First Chicago, which is now part of JP Morgan Chase.
As a seasoned business leader, Doheny has a proven track record with private equity and public companies in a variety of roles across multiple industries.
“Last year we were very fortunate to have seen tremendous growth in people seeking to connect with loved ones through gifts,” said Diane Pearse, CEO of Hickory Farms. “We are delighted to hire someone as experienced and successful as Dennis to keep this momentum going into 2021 and beyond.”
Doheny’s roots in Illinois run deep, where he earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in International Finance from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a Master of Business Administration in International Trade from the Kellogg School. of Management from Northwestern University.
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Since 1951, Hickory Farms LLC has been a leading food and specialty food gift retailer available online, in catalogs, and at major mass merchants, supermarkets and a variety of seasonal retail stores in the United States. United and Canada. For more information visit www.HickoryFarms.com or join the conversation on Instagram; Facebook; Pinterest; TIC Tac or Twitter.
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