NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Toppan Vite, a leading financial printer and communications company for mission-critical content in capital markets transactions, financial reporting and regulatory compliance filings, and investment company documents, announced today the hiring of Ernest J. Verrico, Sr., as Senior Vice President of Sales.
Verrico joins the Toppan Vite team with more than 35 years of experience in public accounting and business management in the banking and public accounting industry. He is based in Stamford, Connecticut and Naples, Florida, and will be primarily responsible for building relationships and working on capital markets transactions as a member of Toppan's Financial Institutional Group.
Prior to joining Toppan Vite, Verrico served as a public accountant at PricewaterhouseCoopers and in several C-suite executive positions as Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer and Controller in public commercial banks. Most recently, he served as Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer at Bankwell Financial Group in New Canaan, CT for 8 years. Verrico has been involved in the acquisitions of 15 commercial and savings banks over his career, most recently bringing Bankwell Financial Group public on the NASDAQ exchange.
“Ernie’s unique skillset, having previously worked as a C-suite executive, provides him with first-hand knowledge of executing IPOs and mergers and acquisitions on the issuer side,” said Glen Buchbaum, Senior Vice President of Sales at Toppan Vite. “He has worked at some of the leading firms in the financial and accounting sectors and has extensive knowledge of SEC filing requirements as it relates to capital market transactions, so he will be an outstanding addition to our team.”
Prior to his career in banking, Verrico spent six years at PricewaterhouseCoopers in the New York City and Stamford, CT offices where he specialized in serving Banks and Financial Service companies. Throughout his career, he has worked closely with major accounting and law firms, investment bankers, institutional investors and private equity firms.
“Ernie’s background in senior management and in working on capital markets transactions make him a valuable addition to our team as we continue our expansion into new markets,” said Jeffrey Riback, President of Toppan Vite’s U.S. operation, headquartered in New York. “He is an experienced and respected veteran with a very successful track record of developing and maintaining long-term corporate relationships. We are very pleased to welcome him aboard.”
About Toppan Vite
Toppan Vite, a leader in financial printing and communications solutions, is part of the Toppan Printing Co., Ltd., the world’s largest printing group, headquartered in Tokyo with approximately US $12 billion in annual sales. Toppan Vite has been a pioneer and trusted partner in the financial markets for three decades, serving the financial, legal and corporate communities with meticulous, responsive service and unparalleled local market expertise and capabilities. Toppan Vite New York’s expanding U.S. operations deliver a hassle-free experience for mission-critical content for capital markets transactions, financial reporting and regulatory compliance filings, investment companies and insurance providers. Learn more at www.us.toppanvite.com.