Diamon-Fusion International (DFI), the global developer and exclusive licensor of patented hydrophobic nanotechnologies, announced today, Scott Wingate has joined the team as Acting Chief Financial Officer, according to Russell Slaybaugh, General Manager and Vice President of DFI. Wingate brings extensive cross functional experience in strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions, business development, strategic alliances, project management, corporate culture building, and contract negotiations. In his role, Wingate will be responsible for M&A advisory and post-acquisition integration, review/design of control and financial systems, budgets and projections.
With more than three decades of financial leadership experience, we are pleased to welcome Scott to the DFI executive team,” shared Slaybaugh. “Scott’s vast financial experience and his track record for success are a great addition to DFI. He is a dynamic, inspirational and results-oriented finance and accounting leader with a strong external network and we look forward to utilizing his many talents.”
“We’re glad to add Scott Wingate to the Diamon-Fusion International executive team,” said Adam Zax, President and CEO of DFI. “Scott brings deep expertise in finance and competencies in strategic financial planning, cost control, strategy/value chain analysis, and internal controls and compliance.”
Previously, Wingate served as the Chief Financial Officer for several companies, including EZE Trucking Holdings, Inc., a specialized nation-wide heavy hauling trucking company and Gardenburger, a Kellogg company.
Wingate holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Applied Economics/Finance from University of San Francisco and Masters in Business Administration degree in Functional and Corporate Strategy from University of Southern California. He is also Chairman Emeritus at USC Marshall Alumni Association, President Emeritus at Institute of Management Accountants, OC Chapter and a member of Financial Executives International, OC Chapter.