Daniel G. Darazsdi has been appointed chief financial officer, PPD, Inc., effective October 1. Mr. Darazsdi joins the company after 25 years with Honeywell International, where he most recently served as vice president and chief financial officer of finance transformation and operations. He also served as chief financial officer of the company's global specialty materials business segment and held various leadership roles in finance. In addition, Mr. Darazsdi provided finance, information technology and business development leadership for Honeywell's performance polymers strategic business unit; served in Hong Kong as vice president for the company's Asia-Pacific finance and information technology organizations across 12 countries; and spent several years in Sydney, Australia, directing finance and administration for the company's operations in that country.
"Dan Darazsdi is a seasoned professional whose career portfolio includes extensive experience in business unit finance, corporate treasury and international management," said Fred Eshelman, chief executive officer of PPD. "We are delighted he is joining our organization and look forward to the addition of his strategic leadership to our executive team."