H&R Block Names Gregory J. Macfarlane Chief Financial Officer
H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE: HRB) today named Gregory J. Macfarlane as the company's Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Macfarlane will lead all aspects of the company's finance and reporting functions, effective June 4, 2012.
"The Board and I are extremely pleased to have a finance executive of Greg's caliber complete our senior management team. We are confident that he will be a major contributor to our success as we focus on creating value for our clients and shareholders," said Bill Cobb, H&R Block's President and Chief Executive Officer. "Greg brings a wealth of experience from his years of managing corporate finance for multi-billion-dollar corporations and he has an impressive track record of leadership and results both domestically and abroad. We look forward to leveraging his extensive experience in operations, financial strategy, capital markets, and real estate management to drive higher margins and improved shareholder returns."
Mr. Macfarlane joins H&R Block after most recently serving as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Ceridian Corporation from 2007 to 2011. Prior to that, Macfarlane had more than 13 years of executive and financial experience at General Electric Company, most recently serving as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for WMC Mortgage, GE Money from 2004 to 2007.
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