MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Experienced finance leader Nisheet Gupta has been named executive vice president and chief financial officer of Twin Cities-based Pace®, a leader and innovator in testing, analytics and scientists in the environmental and life sciences sectors.
Nisheet joined Pace® effective August 2, 2022 and reports to President and CEO Eric Roman. He succeeds Matt Bremer, who has left the organization.
“Nisheet’s extensive financial and leadership experience will be a tremendous asset as Pace continues to build on its reputation as a leader in environmental and life science laboratory services,” said Roman. “He will be a great addition to our visionary leadership team as we pursue our mission to make the world a cleaner, safer and healthier place.”
Nisheet joins Pace® from Apogee Enterprises, Inc., a publicly traded company based in Minneapolis, where he served as chief financial officer and executive vice president. He has over 25 years of diverse experience in finance leadership and transformation. Prior to Apogee, Nisheet worked for world-class companies such as Land O’ Lakes, Inc., a leading agribusiness, where he served as Vice President of Global Finance Operations since 2017, leading finance and transformation of the business unit. Prior to his role at Land O’ Lakes, Nisheet worked for eight years at Diebold Nixdorf, where he held positions of increasing responsibility within the company’s finance organization. Previously, he held numerous CFO positions at major global companies, including FirstData (now FISERV), Novartis, FedEx and Ernst & Young. He brings a wealth of diverse experience, having worked and lived in nine different countries during his career.
He also sits on the board of directors of Innovative International Acquisition Corp.
Mr. Gupta holds an MBA from Columbia Business School and London Business School. He is a Chartered Accountant and graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Delhi.
Pace® is a portfolio company of Aurora Capital Partners and Leonard Green & Partners, based in Los Angeles.
Pace® makes the world a safer and healthier place. For decades, Pace® personnel have been committed to advancing the science of the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries in our life science laboratories and supporting corporations, industries, consulting firms, government agencies, and more. . through our analytical services laboratories. Pace® offers local service supported by a national network of laboratories. For customers with in-house labs, Pace® offers a range of professional services to advance their operations. Pace® people work in partnership with customers by providing the service, science and data they need to make critical decisions that benefit everyone. Learn how Pace® employees are working to advance science through sustainable practices and continuous innovation.
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