ATLANTA, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global management consulting firm North Highland is pleased to announce the appointment of David Cathcart to its executive team as chief financial officer. In this role, Cathcart is responsible for the overall financial management of the firm, including financial planning, revenue management, forecast modeling, budgeting, reporting, accounting, and the firm's ESOP. He also has responsibility for the IT and Legal functions.
Cathcart brings deep international financial and professional services experience in leading corporate governance efforts, navigating merger and acquisition activity, and managing client relationships. This experience will complement North Highland's existing executive team as the firm continues to focus on helping clients solve complex business challenges when and where they need it.
"We are thrilled to welcome Dave to the North Highland team; he brings a strong financial mindset and a passion for business and professional services, in particular. He understands that our clients demand expertise and professionalism from North Highland and will embrace our culture of ownership, working to ensure that we continue to deliver on our promise of client success and grow our integrated capabilities," said North Highland CEO Dan Reardon.
Most recently, Cathcart served as interim CEO of TRX, Inc., leading its sale to Concur Technologies, Inc. in 2013. Prior to his role as CEO, he was CFO of TRX for six years, driving all financial aspects of the publicly traded company as well as managing and growing some of the company's largest client relationships. "North Highland offers an incredible amount of opportunity and I'm honored to join the firm. As CFO, I look forward to partnering with the executive team to develop a strong strategic financial path for the continued growth of the firm," said Cathcart.
Cathcart holds a master of business administration from University of Central Florida and a bachelor of business administration from the University of Notre Dame. He is also a Certified Public Accountant.
About North Highland
North Highland is a global management consulting firm that delivers unique value, big ideas and strategic business capabilities to clients around the world. The firm solves complex business problems for clients in multiple industries through an integrated approach and offers specialty services via its Enfathom, Managed Services, and Sparks Grove divisions, as well as TrueBridge Resources. North Highland is an employee-owned firm that has been named as a Best Firm to Work For every year since 2006 by Consulting Magazine. The firm is a member of Cordence Worldwide (www.cordenceworldwide.com), a global management consulting alliance. For more information, visit northhighland.com or follow the firm on @northhighland and on facebook.com/northhighland.
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