Kevin Berryman, formerly executive vice president and chief financial officer at International Flavors and Fragrances, has joined Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) as EVP and CFO.
Berryman will succeed 40-year Jacobs veteran John Prosser and be responsible for the company’s accounting, investor relations, mergers and acquisitions, global supply management and real estate operations, Jacobs said Friday.
“Kevin has a strong international background and well-demonstrated leadership abilities in finance, business operations, sales, and strategic decision making, ” said Craig Martin, Jacobs president and CEO.
“We look forward to benefitting from his expertise and fresh perspective on our business, ” Martin added.
Berryman, a 33-year finance veteran, will work with Prosser on the CFO transition until Jan. 5, 2015 and report to Martin as CFO.
Berryman also served as senior VP and controller for the Nestle Group and CFO of Nestle Purina before he joined International Flavors and Fragrances.