The MUSIC Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Dean LARSON as Chief Financial Officer effective November 15, 2012. Dean brings over 25 years of experience in managing large financial organizations in multi-cultural environments across various industries including manufacturing, supply chain, automotive and financial services. Immediately prior to joining MUSIC Group, he provided global consulting support & solutions to international clients through his independent firm Dramabrig Consulting, Inc.
Dean’s most recent corporate financial executive role was at Brambles Limited (CHEP International), a $6 Billion USD Australian global pooling solutions and supply chain logistics company. As Vice President & Chief Financial Officer of CHEP China, he was instrumental in the formation and growth of the China operations through effective cost and fiscal management. Previously, Dean held key global financial leadership assignments with other major corporations including Chief Financial Officer at Owens Corning Automotive and Director Corporate Strategy & Business Development at Honeywell International. He began his career in commercial banking as Accountant/Financial Analyst for Bank of America and Citibank, then he later progressed into strategic and operational management roles at Ford Motor Company (Financial Services).
Dean holds an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, double majoring in Multinational and Strategic Management and a BA in Finance from the University of Washington.
In his new role at the MUSIC Group, Dean will be providing leadership and strategic direction for our Global Finance Organization and matrix teams in Human Resources and Operations.
Let’s all welcome Dean to the MUSIC Group family and wish him success in his role.
Chief Executive Officer