Joe Dische appointed iCar Asia CFO
By Digital News Asia May 1, 2014
- Joins from Vodafone Hutchison Australia
- Began his career in KPMG in London
AUSTRALIAN Securities Exchange (ASX) listed iCar Asia, which runs a network of automotive portals in South-East Asia, has announced the appointment of Joe Dische (pic) as chief financial officer (CFO), effective June 9.
Dische brings with him, over 16 years of experience, including extensive financial and operational activities with public and private companies, iCar Asia said in a statement.
He joins iCar Asia from Vodafone Hutchison Australia where since 2008 he has held a number of senior finance roles, including general manager commercial technology and most recently serving as general manager financial control.
Previously, he was CFO at V2 Music Group and has held various positions in media businesses in Australia and the United Kingdom. He is a chartered accountant who began his career at KPMG in London.
“We have searched extensively for the right candidate and are delighted to have Joe [Dische] join us,” said iCar Asia chief executive officer Damon Rielly.
“Joe brings fantastic experience, excellent financial management skills and operational know-how to iCar Asia. Beyond his financial expertise, we believe Joe is a fantastic cultural fit and we’re excited to have him complement our executive leadership team.”
On his appointment, Dische said, “I am excited to be joining a dynamic business as iCar Asia.
“It is great opportunity for the company as it begins to monetise its market-leading position in Asean and I look forward to developing best-in-class support functions to sustain this growth and drive shareholder value,” he added.
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