Vivint Hires Former Alcoa Executive Vice President as Chief Financial Officer
- Mark Davies Will Lead and Support Vivint's Financial Initiatives
- Davies Has More Than 20 Years of Experience Leading Large, Publicly Held Companies
PROVO, Utah, Oct. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Vivint™, the largest home automation services company in North America, announces the appointment of Mark Davies as the company's new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). In this position, Davies will lead Vivint's financial teams, streamline processes, and draw on his extensive experience with financial strategy to create business plans for Vivint's investments, funding sources, and financial transactions.
"We're excited to have Mark on the team," said Vivint's president, Alex Dunn. "His skills and experience leading large, publicly held companies will be invaluable as we continue to grow. We're confident that he will be able to take Vivint's financial interests and investments to the next level, and we're pleased to add such an accomplished member to our executive team."
Before joining Vivint, Davies worked at Alcoa (NYSE: AA), the world's leading producer of primary and fabricated aluminum. There he served as the executive vice president and president of global business services, the chief procurement officer, and as a member of executive council. His responsibilities included implementing new information technology and shared services strategies to drive growth and profitability for the entire company.
Prior to Alcoa, Davies served as managing vice president of strategic programs for Dell Inc. and helped lead the company's global business transformation. He also served as the chief financial officer of Dell's Global Consumer Group, a $13 billion enterprise with operations in five regions and 45 countries. He has also worked for Hewlett Packard in financial operations, manufacturing, supply chain, procurement, and accounting for a number of international operations.
"I'm excited to join a company as dynamic as Vivint," said Davies. "Vivint's innovation and corporate culture are unmatched, and I look forward to leading the financial team in supporting the company's continued growth."
Davies holds a bachelor's degree in accounting from Western Washington University and an MBA from Arizona State University.
Vivint is a leading provider of home technology services. Vivint services are delivered through a technology-based platform that integrates a wide range of wireless features and components to provide simple, affordable home security, energy management, home automation, and solar solutions. Our vision is to connect customers to the things that matter most—their homes, families, health, cars, and businesses. In 2011, Vivint's Home Automation package and Advanced Security package received a Consumers Digest "Best Buy" rating. Vivint also received the 2012 CSAA Central Station of the Year award for overall excellence in monitoring, training, and quality relationships with customers. Dedicated to protecting families, increasing energy efficiency, and simplifying lives, Vivint has over 13 years of experience and supports more than 750,000 customers throughout the United States and Canada. For more information, visit the company's website at www.vivint.com.
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