NILES, IL, July 16, 2009 — Shure Incorporated announced that James Ahlborn has joined Shure as Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer (CFO). In this position, he will lead the Company’s Finance Division and have full responsibility for all of its functions, including internal auditing, financial planning and analysis, treasury, payroll, financial reporting, cost accounting, customs, accounts payable and receivable, tax analysis, and credit. He will also provide strategic counsel as a member of the Executive Staff.
“Jim brings a broad financial management background to Shure,” said Sandy LaMantia, Shure’s President and CEO. “His experience with global manufacturing operations, mergers and acquisitions, and strategic planning will be especially important in helping the Company to continue our long history of growth and profitability.”
Before joining Shure, Mr. Ahlborn served as Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer at Tuthill Corporation. Before that, he worked at Deloitte & Touche, where he held various finance and auditing positions.
Mr. Ahlborn received a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from DePaul University and a Master of Business Administration from Northwestern University.