Electronics For Imaging has made three new additions to its Silicon Valley-based senior leadership team. Gene Zamiska, the former SVP of finance, corporate controller, and chief accountant for Verifone, is joining EFI as the company’s new chief accounting officer (CAO). Another veteran accounting executive, Mark Allred, has joined EFI as the company’s new VP of corporate accounting. EFI has also hired Jill Norris, a long-time mobile industry tech leader, as its new chief information officer (CIO).
Zamiska, who is a licensed CPA, comes to the CAO position with a long record of successful tech sector financial management and reporting. In the past two years in his executive role at Verifone, he led a team of more than 200 employees to direct the company’s reporting, SEC financial filings, accounting, and Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 compliance. Prior to that position, Zamiska held senior finance positions at several tech companies, including serving as CAO for Juniper Networks. He also spent 18 years in finance and accounting roles at Hewlett-Packard. Zamiska has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana.
Mark Allred is EFI’s new corporate accounting VP. A licensed CPA, he previously worked at technology and manufacturing businesses in his native Oregon, including forestry, agriculture, and construction equipment company Blount International Inc., where he was VP and corporate controller. Prior to that position, he was VP of finance and corporate controller of microscope technology manufacturer FEI Co. Allred has bachelor’s degrees in business and accounting from Portland State University as well as an MBA from the University of Minnesota.
Jill Norris is an IT, services, and operations executive with extensive experience helping organizations make the most effective use of their technology. She most recently served as VP of global IT services for semiconductor company Globalfoundries. Prior to that, Norris held engineering IT positions for Motorola and held CIO, Chief Service Officer, and India expat positions for mobile start-up Good Technology. She also previously worked for Sprint as VP of IT service delivery. Norris has a bachelor’s degree from Ottawa University in Kansas, and an MBA from Rockhurst University’s Helzberg School of Management.
“Gene Zamiska and Mark Allred have the expertise and know-how to help guide our company on the most fiscally responsible path in our next chapter of growth,” says EFI CEO Guy Gecht. “Jill Norris brings important IT leadership expertise that will allow us work even more collaboratively across our worldwide locations. These are significant, valued additions to our senior leadership team, and all of us at EFI are looking forward to the ways they will help us continue to improve.”