ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ergotron, a global company focused on improving how people work, learn, play and care for others, announced today that its CFO and executive vice president, Joe Coughlin, CPA, CGMA, has been named a 2020 CFO of the Year by The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal. Coughlin was selected by a panel of other financial executives and is one of two winners in the public company category.
“Joe doesn’t just possess the subject matter expertise that is needed to be a great CFO, but his focus on building relationships and finding innovative approaches to meet objectives helps to move the business forward,” said Chad Severson, CEO, Ergotron. “We are incredibly proud to see Joe recognized by his peers and the broader community for his contributions at Ergotron.”
Coughlin has more than 30 years of experience in finance, and joined Ergotron in March 2019. As CFO and executive vice president, he leads the company’s global finance organization and is responsible for overall financial strategy, including long-range business planning, to position Ergotron for ongoing success. He’s recognized as a team player and strategic leader within the company, constantly driving performance to maximize the company’s financial health.
“It's an honor to be recognized alongside many of my peers and financial leaders,” said Coughlin. “This year has been challenging, but as a company Ergotron has been able to pivot and focus resources into strategies that make a meaningful impact on our customers. It’s a pleasure to collaborate with this team every day and I’m grateful for their support.”
The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal will recognize the 2020 CFO of the Year honorees during a virtual event today. To learn more about this year’s honorees, visit www.bizjournals.com/twincities.
Ergotron, Inc. is a global company focused on improving how people work, learn, play and care for others. Using human-centered design principles and the technology of movement, Ergotron builds solutions that help people thrive in healthcare, education, contract furniture and general office environments. Its custom solutions group develops innovative products for leading global companies in a variety of industries.
Over nearly four decades, the company has earned more than 200 patents and established a growing portfolio of award-winning brands including WorkFit®, CareFit™, LearnFit® and JŪV™. Ergotron is headquartered in St. Paul, Minnesota, with a global sales and marketing presence in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. All products are designed in the United States and produced in Ergotron’s facilities in St. Paul and China.