Valeant names Sam Eldessouky SVP and corporate controller
Mr. Eldessouky, who has over 20 years of experience in accounting and finance, joins Valeant from Tyco International Plc, where he served since 2004, most recently as Senior Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer.
Prior to Tyco International, he spent ten years in PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) where he held several roles of increasing responsibility lastly serving in PwC's National Office providing technical accounting guidance on complex accounting matters.
Prior to that, he spent two years in PwC's Global Capital Markets Group ( GCMG ) based in Europe where he was responsible for providing support to various U.S. registrants and foreign private issuers on complex accounting issues.
Mr. Eldessouky has a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from Ain Shams University, and a Masters in Accounting and Finance from the University of Liverpool. He is a Certified Public Accountant and Chartered Global Management Accountant.
He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Financial Executives International.
He served as a member of the Global Preparers Forum, an external advisory body to the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) from 2007 – 2013 and currently serves as a member of the Board of Trustee of the Financial Executives Research Foundation (FERF).