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Agero, Inc., a provider of software-enabled driver assistance services for insurance carriers and automotive manufacturers in North America, has continued to expand its leadership team with the appointment of Bill Gerraughty as Chief Financial Officer, responsible for all finance and facilities functions. The appointment follows a December 2018 announcement of George Horvat as Chief Operations Officer.
Reporting to Chief Executive Officer Dave Ferrick, Gerraughty will oversee Agero’s financial strategy as the company seeks to enhance its process excellence across business functions, to drive new opportunities and support major initiatives. Gerraughty will focus on building strong relationships with clients and partners, as well as acting as a strategic partner to the leadership team, according to the vendor.
Impressive History in Financial Stewardship, Creative Operational Strategies
“Bill joins us at an exciting moment in time as we focus on software-led innovation and new business models for our partners, transforming our business and the industry,” comments Dave Ferrick, Agero CEO. “With his impressive history in financial stewardship and skill developing creative operational strategies, Bill will be integral in helping us accelerate our growth path and continue to deliver differentiated value for clients.”
Gerraughty brings 30 years of management and leadership in international finance and operations at private, start-up and publicly-traded software and technology companies. He has extensive experience in M&A, financial modeling and operational planning, in addition to proven skills in developing strategies that build and sustain growth, according to an Agero statement.
Prior to joining Agero, Gerraughty filled the CFO role at several Boston-area technology companies. Most recently, he was CFO at OnProcess Technology, a tech-enabled services company focused on the after-market service supply chain. Prior to that, Gerraughty held various finance-related leadership positions at Sparta Systems, NMS Communications, Infinium Software and others. Gerraughty began his career at PwC in Boston and is currently a board member of LiveData, Inc., a provider of real-time operational intelligence solutions for the healthcare and utilities market. A certified public accountant, Gerraughty holds a BS in Accounting from Babson College and an MBA from the Franklin W. Olin Graduate School of Business.