Oak Brook, Ill. — The board of directors of Federal Signal Corporation, a leader in environmental and safety solutions, has promoted Ian A. Hudson to the position of senior vice president and chief financial officer, effective October 24, 2017. Hudson, who has served as the company's interim chief financial officer since March 21, 2017, will continue to serve as the company's principal accounting officer.
Hudson joined the company in August 2013 as vice president and corporate controller. From June 2012 to August 2013, he served as Groupon Inc.'s director of accounting for Latin America and Asia Pacific and prior to that role, he worked at Ernst & Young LLP for 14 years.
"We are pleased to have successfully transitioned the leadership of our financial function to a professional of Ian's experience and caliber,” says Jennifer L. Sherman, president and chief executive officer.
Founded in 1901, Federal Signal Corporation is a leading global designer, manufacturer and supplier of products and total solutions that serve municipal, governmental, industrial and commercial customers. Headquartered in Oak Brook, Ill., with manufacturing facilities worldwide, the company operates two groups: Environmental Solutions and Safety and Security Systems. For more information, visit www.federalsignal.com/.
SOURCE: Federal Signal Corporation