Mylan Appoints John Sheehan as CFO
Mylan, a pharmaceutical company, has appointed John Sheehan as executive vice president and chief financial officer (CFO). As a member of Mylan’s executive leadership team, he will be responsible for all of Mylan’s global finance functions including accounting and control, financial planning and analysis, treasury and tax. He will begin his new role 1 April 2010.
Sheehan has nearly 30 years of professional experience in global corporate finance, accounting, auditing and management. He currently serves as CFO for Detroit-based Delphi Automotive, a supplier of automotive electronics and technologies, where he leads all aspects of the company’s global finance function, including internal and external reporting, internal control, budgeting and forecasting, financial planning and analysis, tax and treasury. Prior to the CFO role, Sheehan held several senior management positions at Delphi, including chief restructuring officer and chief accounting officer (CAO) and controller.
Before Delphi, Sheehan was a partner at KPMG, where he worked for 20 years in multiple roles of increasing responsibility and exposure. While at KPMG, Sheehan gained extensive international manufacturing experience and auditing and accounting skills. He also worked in London, Frankfurt, Stuttgart and the US with a variety of KPMG’s top-tier clients.
Sheehan earned a Bachelor’s degree in accounting from St. Bonaventure University, NY. He is a registered certified public accountant (CPA) in Michigan and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Sheehan also served as president of the board of directors for the International School of Stuttgart, Germany, from 1999-2001.