Logicalis has announced the appointment of Sally Brandtneris to the position of chief financial officer (CFO) in the United States. In this role, Brandtneris is responsible for maintaining sound day-to-day fiscal management and controls, including the executive direction and oversight of finance, accounting, tax, and IT functions, as well as Logicalis’ banking and auditing relationships. She will also direct financial strategy, planning and forecasting in concert with the CEO and executive team and will lead the organization in making strategic, market-leading investments. Brandtneris is based in Logicalis’ Bloomfield Hills, MI, office.
“The addition of Sally Brandtneris to the Logicalis management team comes on the heels of the company’s recent sales and profit growth. Sally has led financial operations for a broad range of Fortune 500 and multinational companies across technology and industrial industries. Her strong technology background and financial leadership experience will serve Logicalis well as we help our customers transform their businesses into digitally enabled enterprises,” says Vince DeLuca, Logicalis US CEO.
“This is an exciting time for organizations across every industry as they undergo intensive transformation in their business models. Logicalis is at the forefront of providing technology and business leadership, consulting and guidance to IT organizations in transition,” says Brandtneris. “I look forward to delivering financial guidance and innovation to help the Logicalis leadership team achieve its business objectives.”
Brandtneris has 35 years of financial leadership experience in a variety of industries including the IT industry. She has held positions with Eaton Corporation, Ingersoll-Rand, Sun Microsystems, Apollo Computer, and IBM. Most recently, Brandtneris served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Stefanini IT Solutions where she provided financial leadership for 30 Stefanini entities that were geographically dispersed across Asia, Europe and the Americas and organized under a UK holding company, fully owned by a Brazilian entrepreneur. As the financial leader of the UK holding company, Brandtneris restructured the Latin American, European and Asian legal entities and achieved UK audit and tax compliance, reporting under International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). She also developed strategies to put in place a more effective tax strategy and modify the company’s capital structure. In 2015, Brandtneris was named a finalist for the "Crain's CFO of the Year Awards" annual competition conducted by Crain's Detroit Business.
Brandtneris holds an MBA in Finance and Accounting from Cornell University and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and French from the University of Michigan.