SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 26, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Liquid Robotics® is pleased to announce Caryn Nightengale, former Director of Corporate Development for Boeing Defense, Space & Security (BDS), has transitioned from her role at Boeing to join the Company as Chief Financial Officer. In her new position, Caryn is responsible for the financial management, information technology, contracts and Global Trade Controls (GTC) departments for the Company. She will report directly to Gary Gysin, President and CEO.
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“Caryn brings a combination of financial acumen, innovative thinking and strategic market focus that will be instrumental as we enter our next phase of growth,” said Gary Gysin, President and CEO, Liquid Robotics. “She will be invaluable as we explore new opportunities to advance our leadership position in maritime autonomous systems.”
Caryn has a rich background in corporate development, investment banking and financial management. Her career focus has been leading companies through complex organizational transformation and financial management. As Director, Corporate Development at Boeing, she worked closely with Boeing’s senior executive team and Boeing’s business units to develop, evaluate and execute differentiated growth strategies through acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures and equity investments. As an investment banker, her experience included extensive transaction and strategic advisory experience throughout a broad range of industries.
“I was excited about the strategic decision Boeing made to acquire Liquid Robotics in December 2016 and quickly saw the tremendous market and value creation potential for the Company,” said Caryn Nightengale, Chief Financial Officer, Liquid Robotics. “I am thrilled to join this robust culture of innovation and I look forward to contributing to their strategic growth.“
Caryn has a Master of Business Administration degree from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and a Bachelor of Science in Economics from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. She is an active member on several boards, including the University of Pennsylvania Basketball Board and the Tuck School at Dartmouth Annual Giving Executive Committee.
About Liquid Robotics, a Boeing Company:
Liquid Robotics designs and manufactures the Wave Glider, the first wave and solar powered unmanned ocean robot. With our partners we address many of the planet’s greatest challenges, by transforming how to assess, monitor, and protect the ocean. We solve critical problems for defense, commercial, and science customers. Visit www.liquid-robotics.com to learn more.
Liquid Robotics and Wave Glider are registered trademarks of Liquid Robotics, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Boeing.
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