DigitalCFO Newsroom | 10 February 2022
CFO, Damstra Technology
Damstra Technology, the Australian-based global leader of integrated workplace management SaaS solutions, today announced the strategic appointment of industry finance leader Andrew Ford as the company’s Chief Financial Officer. Andrew brings extensive experience in finance, operations, accounting, treasury, tax, risk management, investor relations, M&A transactions, and strategy development in medium to large organisations ($200m – $2b+).
Based in Melbourne, his background includes working in the manufacturing, industrial, and retail sectors for companies with operations in Australia, NZ, US, Europe, and Asia with strong alignment with Damstra’s current industries and market areas.
Most recently, Andrew was Finance Director at InfraBuild, a steel and wire manufacturer and distributor based in Melbourne. Prior to that, he was CFO for Godfrey’s, an ASX-listed retailer with several hundred stores in ANZ. He has also held senior financial leadership positions for numerous ASX-listed corporations throughout Australia.
Andrew brings a wealth of financial expertise to Damstra including corporate organic growth / CAPEX, accretive acquisitions, non-core divestments, takeovers/mergers, and change programs. He has extensive experience leading transactions including acquisitions, divestments, due diligence, deal structuring, debt financing, sale and purchase agreements, preparation and verification of scheme books, and more.
“We are thrilled to have Andrew Ford join our executive team,” said Christian Damstra, CEO of Damstra Technology. “These are exciting times at Damstra, and Andrew’s financial leadership background and skills will enable our company to continue our growth and forward expansion into new offerings for our customers.”