Resources Connection, Inc. (NASDAQ: RECN), today announced the appointment of Jennifer Ryu as Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective as of February 3, 2020. Ms. Ryu served as the Company’s Interim CFO since August 2019.
“Ms. Ryu exceeded our expectations as the interim CFO. Her technical knowledge as well as leadership skills and technology acumen will help us continue to achieve our financial goals and strategic plan,” said Ms. Kate Duchene, the Company’s President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Neil Dimick, Chairman of the Company’s Audit Committee added, that “Ms. Ryu has the full support of the Audit Committee. During her tenure as Interim CFO, she proved that her financial expertise, communication style and leadership abilities deliver the right mix for the permanent role.”
Ms. Ryu, 44, joined the Company in April 2019, serving first as the Company’s Senior Vice President of Finance and Accounting and then as Interim CFO. Prior to joining the Company, from 2014 to 2019, Ms. Ryu was Chief Accounting Officer for Young’s Holdings, a privately-owned distributor and importer of wine and spirits. From 2007 to 2014, Ms. Ryu served as Director of External Reporting for Kaiser Aluminum, a $1B producer of semi-fabricated aluminum products. Ms. Ryu began her career in public accounting at Deloitte. Ms. Ryu is a CPA and holds a B.A. in Business Economics and Accounting from University of California, Los Angeles.