September 9, 2021 – Chief financial officers continue to be in high demand. Finding them is keeping many of the nation’s top recruitment operations busier than ever.
New York-based Work&Partners recently placed Cindy Sattler as the new CFO of Toppan Merrill, a provider of financial printing and communication solutions. Founder and president Alan Work led the assignment. Ms. Sattler was formerly the secretary and CFO of Archway Marketing Services. Prior to that, she was secretary, chief operations officer and CFO of Lawrence Merchandising Services. During her tenure there, Ms. Sattler also served as CEO and board member. Before that, Ms. Sattler was senior vice president, chief administrative officer and principal financial officer for HomeServices of America. Earlier in her career there, she also served as VP, corporate controller.
As CFO, Ms. Sattler will join Toppan Merrill’s executive leadership team in a high-impact and strategic role reporting to the business unit president. She will be responsible for the direction and management of its client’s financial strategies and activities across a multi-national business and will be instrumental in driving transformation and simplification of the business.
Toppan Merrill, a provider of financial printing and communication solutions, is part of the Toppan Printing Co., a global printing group, headquartered in Tokyo with about $14 billion in annual sales in the U.S. Toppan Merrill has been a partner to the financial, legal, and corporate communities for five decades, providing secure, innovative solutions to complex content and communications requirements.
Work&Partner has also been enlisted to recruit a chief product officer for Toppan Merrill. The individual will be a member of the company’s executive leadership team and will report to the president. “The CPO is accountable for creating an end-to-end product experience and defining the product strategy,” said Work&Partners. “In this role, the CPO will reimagine the approach to product development and establish a customer-driven and product-led mindset that is focused on enhancing the customer experience and driving value to the organization.” The CPO will be expected to engage directly with external and internal customers, creating a presence within the industries for which Toppan Merrill serves and discovering new or adjacent industries. This includes defining processes, tracking and evaluating industry trends, creating competitive offerings, driving product planning and development priorities, developing and retaining documentation, participating in customer beta testing and launch activities.
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Work&Partners is a retained executive search firm that recruits senior-level executives for top management and technology consulting organizations, high-tech firms and corporations on a global basis. The firm combines this core competency with a strong focus on M&A due diligence, TAS and corporate finance consulting environments. Its team of retained search consultants, researchers and support personnel that have built a network of global contacts in the financial services and Fortune 500 arena.
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Mr. Work founded Work&Partners in 2002. In focusing on the development of C-level teams, Mr. Work has filled roles at the managing director, partner, vice president and president levels. His expertise spans a range of industries and includes knowledge of the management consulting, technology consulting, financial services and telecommunications sectors. He has placed candidates in the Big Four accounting firms, both public and private companies, professional services organizations, and venture-backed entities. Cognizant, FTI Consulting, Be Informed, Deloitte Consulting, eBay/PayPal, Capgemini, LiquidHub and Electronic Ink are among the clients Mr. Work has worked with since the firm’s inception.
Contributed by Scott A. Scanlon, Editor-in-Chief; Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor; and Stephen Sawicki, Managing Editor – Hunt Scanlon Media