Eric is an experienced finance executive with a successful track record of building world class finance teams across multiple industries. In his role he oversees all global finance and accounting functions and is responsible for driving business performance and growth while leading the organization through acquisition and system integration initiatives.
Prior to joining Evidera, Eric spent 11 years at Walmart where he led many finance and strategy organizations through rapid change by leveraging technology to drive critical business insights. In his last role as head of finance for the services and digital acceleration group his responsibilities included financial planning and analysis, strategy and decision support, and data analytics. Prior roles of increasing responsibility included financial support for marketing, operations, logistics, and FP&A. He has also served as CFO of SamsClub.com. Earlier in his career Eric held finance and corporate leadership roles at Michael’s, FedEx, and IBM across a career spanning 20 years.
Eric received his Bachelor of Science degree in finance from the University of Louisville and most recently served on the board of directors of the Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship Fund. Eric is based out of PPD’s headquarters in Wilmington, North Carolina.