CSC Names Diane Wilfong Vice President, Controller and Principal Accounting Officer
News Release -- October 08, 2014
FALLS CHURCH, Va., October 8, 2014–CSC (NYSE: CSC), a global leader in next-generation IT services and solutions, today announced that Diane Wilfong has been named vice president, controller and principal accounting officer. She will report to Paul Saleh, executive vice president and chief financial officer at CSC.
Wilfong joins CSC from Caesars Entertainment, where she has served as senior vice president, controller and chief accounting officer. She will replace Michael Sweeney who has been CSC’s interim controller since September 16, 2014.
In her new role, Wilfong will lead CSC’s global controllership organization and closely support the business as the company builds its leadership in next-generation IT offerings. She will lead CSC’s compliance and reporting, provide technical accounting to support the business and explore initiatives to improve efficiency.
“We are extremely pleased to be able to attract someone of Diane’s caliber,” Saleh said. “Her deep financial expertise – coupled with her significant operational experience – makes her an ideal fit as we continue our transformation journey at CSC.”
At Caesars since 2009, Wilfong led the accounting and tax functions, supervising a staff of more than 100. She spearheaded a major financial transformation initiative along with key elements of a public offering, and was responsible for Sarbanes-Oxley compliance.
Prior to joining Caesars, Wilfong spent 10 years at Eastman Kodak Company in a series of executive, operational and financial roles, including serving as general manager of the company’s Graphics and Printing Systems group. Her most recent role at Kodak was as the corporate controller and chief accounting officer.
Wilfong, a Certified Public Accountant, is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a degree in business administration and accounting. Prior to Kodak, she held positions at Corning and at Price Waterhouse.
Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) is a global leader of next generation information technology (IT) services and solutions. The Company's mission is to enable superior returns on our client's technology investments through best-in-class industry solutions, domain expertise and global scale. CSC has approximately 76,000 employees and reported revenue of $13.0 billion for the 12 months ended July 4, 2014. For more information, visit the company's website at www.csc.com.