Nanometrics has appointed a Ronald W. Kisling as its new Chief Financial Officer, effective March 14th, 2011. Current CFO, Jim Moniz will stay on with the company through April 1st to ensure a seamless transition, according to the company. Moniz is retiring from the company. Moniz joined Nanometrics as CFO in Feb 2009.
“We are very excited to welcome Ron Kisling to the senior management team of Nanometrics,” commented Dr. Timothy J. Stultz, president and chief executive officer. “Ron brings a wealth of finance skills and capabilities that can help take Nanometrics to the next level of our growth, including large company experience, international tax strategy and M&A. We had the opportunity to consider numerous highly-qualified candidates for the CFO position through an exhaustive search, which has culminated in the selection of a top-level finance professional with skills particularly well matched to our needs going forward.”
Mr. Kisling was CFO of PGP Corporation, which he joined in 2006 and which was acquired by Symantec in mid-2010. For the eight years prior, Mr. Kisling held CFO positions at Portal Software and SPL WorldGroup, both acquired by Oracle Corp., as well as Saba Software. Mr. Kisling launched his senior finance career over nine years at Symantec, which grew to a US$600 million company during his tenure.