TULSA, Okla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Crosby Group, a leading, global manufacturer of critical lifting and rigging equipment, announced the hiring of Laura Murphy-Wolf as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective March 31, 2017. “We are excited to welcome Laura to the Crosby team. She is an experienced financial leader who brings a breadth of strategic skills and leadership capabilities,” said Jared Knudson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Crosby. “I am confident that Laura’s experience in senior finance roles, especially within performance-oriented manufacturing organizations, will be highly additive to the Crosby organization.”
Ms. Murphy-Wolf was most recently the CFO of Faro Technologies, a leading global 3D measurement, imaging and realization technology company. Prior to that, she spent six years in a variety of increasingly senior financial positions at Stericycle, Inc., a global business services provider of essential and highly specialized compliance-based solutions, serving ultimately as the Vice President Finance / CFO of Healthcare Compliance Solutions. Prior to her time at Stericycle, Ms. Murphy-Wolf was the Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Philips Lighting Electronics, North America. Early in her career, Laura spent 15 years in a variety of senior financial roles at Ford Motor Company in the United States and internationally. Laura holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) and a Juris Doctorate (JD) from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Crosby is a global market leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of highly-engineered solutions and accessories used in lifting, rigging and material handling applications. Headquartered in Tulsa, OK, Crosby manufactures lifting and rigging products, such as shackles, blocks, sheaves, fittings, hooks, swivels, and clamps under leading brands, which include Crosby, McKissick, National and Lebus.