BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Charles River Associates (NASDAQ: CRAI), a worldwide leader in providing economic, financial, and management consulting services, announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Richard D. Booth as an independent director to the Board effective March 30, 2020. Mr. Booth, the Chief Financial Officer of Bottomline Technologies since 2015, will also serve as a member of CRA’s Audit Committee.
“Rick is a seasoned professional services executive who brings deep and varied experience across a number of industries to the CRA board,” said Paul Maleh, CRA’s Chief Executive Officer and President. “We look forward to benefitting from Rick’s 30 years of financial and operational experience and I am confident he will play an important role as a valued member of our Audit Committee. We welcome Rick to the CRA board.”
Before joining Bottomline Technologies in 2015, Mr. Booth was Vice President of Finance and Corporate Controller for Sapient Corporation. Prior to that he worked in several senior finance positions of increasing responsibility for Nuance Communications as it grew from less than $400 million in revenue in fiscal 2006 to $1.9 billion in revenue in fiscal 2013. Mr. Booth also has served in a variety of executive roles for EMC Corporation, Mercer Management Consulting, and Coopers & Lybrand.
A licensed CPA, Mr. Booth received an MBA from Stanford University, a Master of Science in Taxation from Bentley University, a Master of Science in Organizational Development from American University, and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from The Pennsylvania State University.
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