TINLEY PARK, Illinois (September 13, 2016)—UGN, Inc. today announced the promotion of Steven Hamilton to the role of chief financial officer, effective immediately. He will report to UGN president and chief executive officer, Peter Anthony.

Steven joined UGN as a leader with a solid history of creating highly effective global practices and teams that achieve excellence in performance and profitability. He has more than 25 years of experience in finance and business development, including acquisitions, joint ventures, project management, and negotiations.

Prior to joining UGN, Steven was controller for a tier one automotive supplier, where he was responsible for financial reporting, budget development, capital expenditure management, and SOX compliance. Prior to that, Steven was director of global strategy and business development for a tier one NVH automotive supplier, where he responsible for identifying, developing, and closing strategic initiatives essential to the growth and profitability of the company.

“Steven’s experience in creating highly effective global practices and finance teams that achieve outstanding performance and profitability is extensive,” says Anthony. “His ability to rigorously analyze and establish tools to improve forecasting and budgeting is an asset.”

“It is an honor to take another step with the UGN team,” says Hamilton. “The continued opportunity to achieve results in such a fast-paced, high-growth, and complex work culture remains as fulfilling as ever.”