JONATHON Hartshorn has been appointed CFO to clinical research outfit, Venn Life Sciences.
The chartered accountant will officially take up the reins on 15 June 2015. The 44-year-old joins from the onshore division of Mainstream Renewable Power, which he joined in 2011 and where he is head of finance.
Hartshorn was previously financial director of Pfizer Consumer Healthcare Ireland and managed the financial integration of the business with McNeil Healthcare, to create Eire’s largest consumer healthcare business.
In 2008, he co-founded Cara Healthcare, a consumer healthcare training and product development business based in Dublin, before leaving to take up his current role.
Tony Richardson, CEO of Venn, said: “I am delighted to welcome Jonathan to the board of Venn as our CFO. As we continue to expand our Pan-European footprint and attract more and more sizeable contracts it is important that we maintain a strong focus on the business’s financial management and I am confident that Jonathan will be a great asset to the business in this regard.”