Paul Francese

Paul Francese, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Paul Francese joined Summer Infant in November 2018 as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Francese had previously served as the Summer Infant Chief Financial Officer between 2012 and 2014.

Prior to rejoining Summer Infant, he served as the Chief Financial Officer for Rain Carbon Inc., a global chemical company with annual sales of $2 billion, where he was responsible for worldwide accounting, finance and treasury operations. Mr. Francese also served as the Chief Financial Officer of OCI Enterprises, a global chemical and renewable energy company, between 2004 and 2012.

In addition, during his 35 year career, he has served in senior positions at Cannondale Bicycle, Pitney Bowes, Huffy, Litton Industries, United Technologies and General Electric. He has a record of building strong finance teams and has experience in refinancing of debt structures and implementing rapid continuous process improvements – resulting in competitive company cost structures.

Mr. Francese has an MBA from the University of New Haven, a BA from Rutgers University and is a graduate of the General Electric Financial Management Program.