Avid to appoint Brian Agle as SVP and CFO
Before joining Avid, Mr. Agle served as an Operating Advisor at Francisco Partners, a global private equity firm focused on technology, and was responsible for leading the finance and accounting best practices across the firm's more than 30 portfolio companies.
Prior to joining Francisco Partners, Mr. Agle served as Chief Financial Officer at Rocket Software, an enterprise-software development company, where during his tenure he directed the successful acquisition and integration of several companies and asset purchases.
Before joining Rocket, he was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Activant Solutions, a business management software company.
Previously, Mr. Agle spent 14 years at Novell Inc. where he operated in several financial leadership roles including Vice President, CFO of Global Field Operations.
Mr. Agle began his career with Ernst & Young and is a licensed CPA (inactive) in California, with both a bachelor's degree in accounting and a master's of accountancy from Brigham Young University.
Ilan Sidi, who served as interim Chief Financial Officer while the search was being conducted, will help support the transition of the finance, accounting and investor relations functions to Mr. Agle over the next several weeks, and will resume his role as the Vice President of Human Resources for the company.