Mr. Clement brings over 25 years of experience in strategic and tactical financial management at fast-growing private venture-backed and publicly held companies
MetricStream, the market leader in Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) Apps, has announced the appointment of Bert Clement as Chief Financial Officer (CFO), joining the MetricStream executive leadership team effective January 4, 2016.
Mr. Clement brings over 25 years of experience, combining strategic and tactical financial management at both private venture-backed and publicly held companies. Mr. Clement is a trusted financial advisor and business partner, with decades of experience at leading organisations both domestically and abroad. Throughout his career, Mr. Clement has successfully implemented financing for venture-backed companies and also has extensive experience with large and small merger and acquisition transactions.
Most recently, Mr. Clement served as the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer at Atrenta, where he played a key role in their successful acquisition by Synopsys. Prior to Atrenta, he held the Senior Vice President, CFO and Controller titles at VeriSign, where he led growth through market expansion and acquisition. Mr. Clement has also held executive positions at MCI Telecommunications, Broad Point Communications, and Network Solutions. Mr. Clement began his career at Price Waterhouse as a financial advisor. He holds a Bachelor of Accountancy degree from George Washington University and is a Certified Public Accountant.
Commenting on the appointment of Mr. Clement as CFO, MetricStream Chief Executive Officer Shellye Archambeau said, “Bert joins a world-class team at MetricStream, where he will lead and execute the company’s financial, legal and administrative strategies world-wide.” She continued, “Bert has proven experience leading long-term revenue and profit growth in highly competitive domestic and international markets, and he will play a critical role in MetricStream’s global growth and expansion. His impact will be felt broadly across the organisation, underpinned by his strong execution focus and commitment to customer value and excellence.”