Gateway, Inc. announced that Craig Calle has been appointed to the additional post of vice president and treasurer, effective immediately. He will continue to serve as vice president, finance of the Professional and Direct segments.
Calle joined Gateway in June 2006 as vice president, finance for the company's Professional and Direct segments, overseeing business units that sell to educational institutions, government, businesses and consumers. As Treasurer, his responsibilities will include global treasury, supplier and partner credit relationships, risk management, and consumer and institutional finance.
Calle previously served for 9 years as senior vice president-finance and treasurer of Crown Cork & Seal Company, Inc., which he joined in 1991 and where he played a key role in transforming the company into the global consumer packaging industry leader, with sales of approximately U.S. $9 billion and operations in over 50 countries. Since 2000, he has served as chief financial officer or founder of successful early stage, private companies in the broadband wireless equipment (IPWireless, Inc.) and digital media industries. Prior to joining Crown, he was a vice president at Salomon Brothers (now Citigroup Global Markets), where he completed a wide range of M&A, corporate finance and capital markets transactions for Fortune 500 and emerging companies. He holds BA and BS Econ. (Wharton) degrees from the University of Pennsylvania, and holds a master's degree in business administration from Harvard University.
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