Fall Creek Farm & Nursery, Inc., a global blueberry breeding and nursery company, announced that Denis Koh has joined the company as chief financial officer (CFO).
In his role, Koh will serve as a key business partner to the co-CEOs and board of directors in implementing the company’s business and financial strategies. With oversight across all fiscal duties of the organization, he will provide leadership to the accounting and finance teams, establishing long-range goals, strategies, plans and policies for the company, and ensure regulatory and industry standard compliance. Koh reports to Co-CEO Oscar Verges.
“We’re pleased to welcome Denis to Fall Creek and look forward to his contributions to the team,” says Verges. “He has a strong track record of success implementing financial management strategies to drive rapid business growth, and his depth of experience in global financial management, investment analysis and entrepreneurship will be valuable as Fall Creek evolves to best serve our blueberry grower-customers around the world.”
Koh brings more than 20 years of experience in sales and operations management, financial budgeting, modeling and analysis, business plan preparation, mergers and acquisitions, partnership development, exit strategies, investor due diligence, fundraising, market development and customer management. In addition to prior CFO roles, he has served as managing director and general manager of three businesses – both established enterprises and early-stage companies. Prior to joining Fall Creek, he held leadership positions at Underwriters Laboratories, Vestas, Aretae and FarEastone (an AT&T Wireless joint venture).
“I’m excited to bring my skills and experience to Fall Creek,” says Koh. “The company is built on a solid foundation from a business and product development perspective as well as in its relationships with customers and employees. I look forward to helping the team navigate its next phase of development with a strong financial strategy.”
Koh received his Master of Business Administration, Master of Accounting and undergraduate degrees in finance and accounting from Washington State University.