John Vena Appoints Omar Ford-Bey as Financial Controller
PHILADELPHIA, PA - The wholesaler John Vena Inc. (JVI) has had multiple changes develop within its financial team as of late. The company’s former CFO retired last year, and JVI announced today that it has appointed a new Financial Controller. Omar Ford-Bey stepped into the position effective November 2019.
“I am excited about the fresh expertise that Omar brings from an industry that is very different from produce, but shares some core challenges,” said John Vena III, President, noting that Ford-Bey brings new energy to the team.
In his role at JVI, Ford-Bey will oversee all accounting processes and financial reporting, as well as manage the administrative finance team. He joins the executive team with a fresh perspective on accounting analysis and inventory management from his tenure in public utilities.
Prior to joining JVI, Ford-Bey was with the Chester Water Authority for six years, where he was Accounting Manager. According to the company’s news release, he has an MBA from Widener University and a BS from Livingstone College.
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