Please join me in welcoming Melda Okucu as our new Finance Manager. Melda has over 20 years of international experience in tax consulting & compliance, audit and finance in public accounting and consulting firms. She has worked in Canada, Switzerland, Romania and Turkey as the global lead at a senior management level, managing major global accounts related to tax and HR programs. She has extensive experience in international taxes, and bi-lateral tax agreements. Melda was involved in mergers & acquisitions, due-diligence projects, cost management projects, performed tax audits, led financial reporting, executed budgets & salary review processes for the staff.
In the last 3 years, Melda took volunteer positions as Treasurer and Chair in the School District 43 PAC's. The Treasury position required monthly financial reporting, yearly Government reporting, grant applications and she also worked in the team reviewing and updating PAC Bylaws.
Melda's Bachelor's Degree is in Finance and Accounting and worked on Graduate studies in Finance and Law. She holds a Certified Public Accountant Designation in Europe since 2000.
Melda enjoys skiing with her family and all outdoor activities.
I know that she will be a tremendous asset to CVS as Finance Manager.