Agero Inc., a provider of software-enabled driver assistance services for automotive manufacturers and insurance providers, appointed Bill Gerraughty as chief financial officer, responsible for all finance and facilities functions. Gerraughty’s addition follows the December announcement of new chief operations officer George Horvat.
Reporting to chief executive officer Dave Ferrick, Gerraughty will oversee Agero’s financial strategy. As part of this, Gerraughty will focus on building strong relationships with clients and partners, as well as acting as a strategic partner to the leadership team.
“Bill joins us at an exciting moment in time as we focus on software-led innovation and new business models for our partners—transforming our business and the industry,” Ferrick said in a news release. “With his impressive history in financial stewardship and skill developing creative operational strategies, Bill will be integral in helping us accelerate our growth path and continue to deliver differentiated value for clients.”
Gerraughty comes to the position with nearly 30 years of management and leadership in international finance and operations at private, start-up and publicly traded software and technology companies. He has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, financial modeling and operational planning, in addition to skills in developing strategies that build and sustain growth.
Prior to joining Agero, Gerraughty filled the chief financial officer role at several Boston-area technology companies. Most recently, he was chief financial officer at OnProcess Technology, a tech-enabled services company focused on the aftermarket service supply chain.
Prior to that, he held various finance-related leadership positions at Sparta Systems, NMS Communications, Infinium Software and others. He began his career at PwC in Boston and is currently a board member of LiveData Inc., a provider of real-time operational intelligence solutions for the healthcare and utilities market. A certified public accountant, Bill holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Babson College and a master’s of business administration from the Franklin W. Olin Graduate School of Business.