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In addition to continuing his duties managing Greenbrier’s accounting, tax, internal audit and IT functions, Downes will also serve as the company’s Principal Financial and Accounting Officer. He will continue to report to Lorie Tekorius, EVP and COO.
Downes has more than 30 years of accounting and finance experience in a variety of industries—with both publicly and privately held companies. Prior to joining Greenbrier in 2013, he was EVP and CFO for Knowledge Universe, an early childhood education provider. Downes previously held “various senior financial executive positions of progressively increasing responsibility for Fortune 200 publicly held organizations including SUPERVALU, Albertson’s, Gap, Inc. and Pacific Telesis.”
He began his career in public accounting at PricewaterhouseCoopers, initially based at its Dublin, Ireland office before transferring to San Francisco. He obtained his Certified Public Accountant certification in California.
“Adrian’s successful tenure for the past nine months as Acting CFO, in addition to other assignments over the past six years requiring judgment and expertise, prepares him well to serve as Greenbrier’s next CFO,” said William A. Furman, Chairman, CEO, Greenbrier. “Adrian’s promotion to CFO is the latest in a succession of executive advancements in recent years, demonstrating the depth of Greenbrier’s talent base. Adrian’s appointment as CFO allows the other members of our executive team to better focus their energies on executing Greenbrier’s strategic objectives. Greenbrier’s strategy is to develop a talent pipeline and grow at scale, while also strengthening our North American market base and expanding internationally.”
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