Dean Butler appointed Synaptics chief financial officer
Synaptics has appointed veteran financial executive Dean Butler its chief financial officer, effective October 21, 2019. Butler most recently served as VP of Finance at Marvell and has also held key financial positions at Broadcom and Maxim Integrated and brings an extensive background in corporate finance, treasury, financial planning and analysis, tax, investor relations, strategic planning and risk management.
“After a comprehensive search, we selected Dean because of his broad experience in financial operations and his demonstrated skills in driving corporate transformation,” says Michael Hurlston, president and CEO of Synaptics. “I personally worked with Dean while at Broadcom, and I am excited to have him join us, bringing his very relevant skillset to bear as he helps guide the company through our own makeover. In addition, I would like to thank Kermit for his outstanding work during his tenure as interim CFO.”
Interim CFO Kermit Nolan has resigned his role, effective October 21 and will resume his previous role as corporate vice president and chief accounting officer.
Synaptics will report financial results for its first quarter of fiscal 2020 on Thursday, November 7, 2019 after the close of market. Nolan noted in the company’s August business outlook that Synaptics expects revenue for the first quarter of fiscal 2020 to be in the range of $300 to $330 million.