FTD Companies appoints new CFO
Mr. Tucker joins FTD with extensive strategic financial and operational leadership experience having most recently served as Senior Vice President of Financial Operations at AT&T.
Prior to AT&T's acquisition of DIRECTV, Mr. Tucker served in many roles within DIRECTV, including SVP Financial Operations, where he provided finance support for the company's Customer Care, Field Services, Supply Chain, Service and Repair, and Protection Plan teams, and SVP of Business Operations and Chief Financial Officer for DIRECTV Sports Networks.
Prior to joining DIRECTV, Mr. Tucker served as Chief Financial Officer of FUN Technologies, a public company subsidiary of Liberty Media.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Tucker spent 16 years with KPMG, including the final six years as an audit partner in the Information Communications and Entertainment practice.
During his tenure at KPMG he provided audit, technical accounting, regulatory filing, transaction support and financial reporting assistance to companies across numerous industries and for the final three years was the global lead partner of a large public international communications company.
Mr. Tucker holds a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada and is a Certified Public Accountant.
He also will succeed Becky Sheehan as FTD's Chief Financial Officer, effective January 1, 2017.
Ms. Sheehan is leaving the company to pursue other opportunities and will assist in the executive leadership transition through the end of year.