DORAL, FL– February 7, 2012 – UDT announced today that its Chief Financial Officer, James Cline, has been named CFO of the Year for Turnaround Achievement by the South Florida Business Journal. The annual event honors top financial officers from public, private and not-for-profit organizations across Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties.Cline is responsible for all aspects of UDT’s finance functions including financial planning and analysis, accounting, tax, treasury and financial reporting.
“In any progressive organization, the CFO’s role goes beyond overseeing its financial health or discovering cost reductions,”
Cline said. “In our case, my department worked hand in hand with executive leadership to create a shared vision to maintain our course and prepare UDT for greater opportunities ahead.” Henry Fleches, UDT’s Co-Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer, said the honor highlights how Cline has proven himself valuable in guiding the company through the dynamic economy – and preserving its leadership place in the industry. “James has been more than a CFO and fiscal leader. He has played an important role in the company’s success,” he said. “This award recognizes the role he plays at UDT and underscores the value we place on his contributions here. We are very pleased with his leadership and contributions to UDT’s success.”
Cline has more than 20 years of senior financial management experience. His experience includes positions with Arthur Andersen, Hilton Hotels Corporation, and media companies. As Vice President of Finance with CBS Interactive, Cline was instrumental in the development and success of the CBS Sports.com website. Cline earned his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a specialty in Accounting and Management from University of Texas at El Paso. He serves on the Advisory Board of Keiser University, Board of Advisors of the CFO Alliance and on the Executive Leadership Team of the American Heart Association 2012 Broward Heart Walk. James currently resides with his wife and three children in Weston, Florida.
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