Communications provider Fuze has announced the appointment of Edward M. Durkin as Chief Financial Officer. In the role, Mr. Durkin will oversee all of the company's growing financial and administrative activities. Fuze also welcomes Dan MacDonnell, who recently retired as a Rear Admiral in the U.S. Navy with extensive cybersecurity experience in both federal government and civilian executive capacities, as a new senior security advisor to bolster Fuze’s enterprise security strategy.
“As we evolve to meet the needs of distributed workers and the global enterprise, Ed’s proven financial experience will help propel the company forward during a time of momentum in the flexible work movement,” said Fuze CEO Brian Day. “I look forward to working with Ed and leveraging his expertise to fuel Fuze’s global growth strategy.”
Mr. Durkin is a highly experienced finance executive, with a career spanning more than 35 years. He comes to Fuze from software company Actifo Inc., where he served as CFO. He was also CFO at Digital Guardian, Inc., Interactions Inc., and Radview Software, and served as CEO and President of Tactical Communications Group, LLC.
“Driven by a rapid shift to the cloud and the changing remote work landscape, which was accelerated by COVID-19, Fuze is addressing a critical and rapidly growing enterprise market––ensuring employees stay connected and remain productive,” said Mr. Durkin. “With a differentiated tech platform, world-class team, scalable business model, and global footprint, Fuze stands out as a global leader and I’m thrilled to support its next generation of growth.”