dicentra, a leading Contract Research Organization (CRO) and global consulting firm, is pleased to announce the appointment of veteran financial executive Alka Sood as the new Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective immediately.
TORONTO, Nov. 10, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- dicentra, a leading Contract Research Organization (CRO) and Global Consulting firm, is pleased to announce the appointment of veteran financial executive Alka Sood as the new Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective immediately.
Alka Sood brings over 30 years of financial management, strategic planning, and organizational development to dicentra. Her most recent experience at BDC provides her ample expertise in working with many businesses across different industries. "Throughout my career, I have had the opportunity to advise hundreds of innovative, ambitious and very hard-working entrepreneurs on how to better manage their money," says Alka Sood, new CFO at dicentra. "I'm proud and excited to bring my experience and expertise to dicentra, to help this innovative and ambitious organization manage its growth moving forward. This growth will fuel dicentra's mission to continuously provide regulatory and scientific solutions to accelerate innovation in health and wellness products in both Canada and worldwide."
"We are excited to have Alka Sood join us as dicentra's CFO," says Peter Wojewnik, Partner at dicentra. "Alka brings an amazing professional background and will work closely with our Director of Finance, Jordan Rotman. Together they will create a system that allows for more financial oversight, better reporting, and more data, leading to better-informed decisions to help us move forward in confidence."
As dicentra's new CFO Alka's primary role is to provide senior leadership with insightful, accurate, and timely financials to enable dicentra's continued growth and profitability. In addition, Alka will also assume many responsibilities, including, but not limited to, leading the financial team, improving its capabilities and competencies, finetuning the accounting and reporting process, and spearheading the annual budgeting and planning process.
Over the past five years, dicentra has experienced unprecedented growth, introducing several new streams of business, and heavy investment in headcount and infrastructure. "As a certified accountant, I'm obliged to say that growth doesn't come without its challenges," says Jordan Rotman, Director of Finance. "We've decided to be proactive financially, especially with annual budgeting. With Alka, we have added a new calibre of financial control to dicentra to empower our divisional leads to set realistic goals and map out their growth trajectories for the next one, three, and five years."
For more information and to speak with a dicentra expert, visit http://www.dicentra.com.
dicentra is a leading Contract Research Organization (CRO) and global consulting firm that specializes in addressing all matters related to safety, quality and compliance for all product categories in the global life sciences and food industries. We evaluate, implement and provide all the necessary support for products and operations to gain market access and build confidence in your brand. We achieve this through our three business divisions: consulting, clinical trials and certifications. Since our inception in 2002, we have completed over 24,000 projects and serviced over 1,400 companies internationally.
Kory Punkinnen, dicentra, 4163613400, [email protected]