Interim Co-President, Executive Vice President, Operations and Finance, and Chief Financial Officer
David Janazzo leads the Foundation’s efforts to transform the global tobacco industry and nicotine ecosystem to end smoking in this generation. The Foundation’s first action in this area is the Tobacco Transformation Index ™. In his capacity as EVP Operations and Finance / Chief Financial Officer, David oversees internal operations and the financial functions of the Foundation, including accounting and audit, as well as financial planning, analysis, and reporting. In addition, he directs independent research and data analysis associated with relevant industry issues.
David’s extensive work experience includes positions with Fortune 100 companies. Formerly, he was a fundamental stock analyst at Merrill Lynch, where he covered US Telecom Services. David was also a Senior Director in treasury, pension, and investments, and also in financial planning and analysis at Time Warner Cable. Earlier in his career, David was the Director of Investor Relations at Verizon and held technical and management positions at AT&T.
David resides in New Jersey, where he is active in his local community through charitable organizations. He holds an MBA in Finance from the Wharton School of Business, an MS in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University, and a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Connecticut.