Harman Appoints New CAO
Harman International Industries appointed Jennifer Peter as vice president and chief accounting officer.
Harman International Industries appointed Jennifer Peter as vice president and chief accounting officer, effective Oct. 1, 2008. Peter most recently served as vice president, finance and administration for the company's JBL Professional division.
Peter brings with her more than 13 years of financial experience. She joined Harman International in 2003 as assistant controller, Americas, and was promoted to controller, Americas, in 2005. In this position, she was responsible for the financial review and monitoring of all North American operations. She also managed the corporate accounting department.
Before joining Harman, Peter worked for Disney's Corporate Transaction Support Group and KPMG's audit department, where Harman was her primary client. She has bachelor's and master's degrees in accounting from the University of Southern California, and is a CPA.
?We look forward to welcoming Jennifer Peter to our corporate team,? said Herbert Parker, Harman CFO. ?Her strong finance background and knowledge of the company's processes and products will benefit us from day one as she takes on new responsibilities for Harman.?