Janis Studer, CFO, has more than 20 years of financial and operational experience, with demonstrated senior leadership experience in both energy start-ups and large manufacturing corporations. Prior to joining Wright Foods, she served as the Global Finance director for Growth Initiatives, providing business and financial analysis for high growth global business teams at Morgan Crucible Company, plc. She has been responsible for ongoing funding strategies and the development and execution of the full range of financial systems, controls, and reporting in support of commercialization plans at energy start-ups with CoalTek, Inc. and Blue Square Energy, Inc.
Janis was with Cabot Corporation, a specialty chemicals company based in Boston, MA, for eleven years. She held global positions as VP Global Supply Chain, responsible for optimizing global production capacity and logistics, and VP Corporate Treasurer, where she managed all corporate treasury functions, and international banking relationships. In her role as CFO of Cabot SuperMetals, she built the business case for investments in advanced technologies, and as Director of new Business Development in Asia Pacific, provided financial leadership in support of the region’s rapid growth trajectory.
She has a B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering and Chemistry from Carnegie-Mellon University, an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School, and is a licensed CPA.