Institute of Management Accountants in Montvale named Russ Porter chief financial officer and senior vice president of strategy, technology, and analytics Aug. 23.
Porter succeeds Doreen Remmen, who held the role for more than 12 years.
Porter brings with him nearly three decades of international experience directing financial operations, analysis, planning, and execution at IBM with a specialty in financial management, accounting, pricing, business controls, and incentives.
“I am thrilled to join IMA and serve the profession in which I have worked for my entire career,” said Porter in a prepared statement. “I look forward to working with the leadership team to accelerate our strategic priorities, expand our reach more broadly across the accounting and finance profession, and continue to enhance value for our members.”
Porter will report to IMA President and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Thomson and will work closely with senior staff and the global board of directors to ensure IMA’s financial strength as it serves the global management accounting profession. Alongside Thomson, he will lead enterprise-wide strategy and digital transformation initiatives.
Porter has been a member of IMA for more than 25 years. He worked at IBM in various roles for more than 28 years, most recently as vice president of finance, global business services. Prior to that role, his career included positions in accounting and financial planning and analysis.
Editor’s note: A previous version of this article indicated that Russ Porter’s appointment was announced on Aug. 25; it was announced on Aug. 23, 2021.