RF Industries announced that it has appointed Chief Financial Officer James Doss to the additional position of President. Howard Hill, RFI's former President and CEO, will continue in his current position as the company's Chief Executive Officer.
"Since joining RFI over five years ago and being promoted to CFO three years ago, Jim has demonstrated the knowledge, ability and hard work necessary to understand our business and guide the company's growth. His leadership as CFO was essential in closing the recent acquisition of Cables Unlimited Inc., and we believe he is the right man to help us guide the future growth of RFI," Hill said.
James Doss, 43, is RF Industries' Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary. After joining the company as Director of Accounting in February 2006, he was appointed Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary in January 2008. Prior to joining the company, Doss was a private consultant to a number of software and high-tech companies, providing general accounting and corporate finance support. Previously, he was Director of Finance for San Diego-based HomeRelay Communications Inc., an Internet service provider and, from 1996 to 2000, Doss was Controller for CliniComp International, a San Diego medical software developer and hardware manufacturer of hospital critical care units. Doss joined Denver-based Merrick & Co. in 1995 as Senior Staff Accountant.
Doss received his B.S. in Finance and Economics from San Diego State University in 1993 and completed graduate and advanced financial management studies, receiving his MBA from San Diego State University in 2005.