announced the appointment of Bernard “Bernie" R. Colpitts, Jr. as chief accounting officer of ON Semiconductor Corporation and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Semiconductor Components Industries, LLC, and VP, finance of SCILLC.
Colpitts was previously senior VP and chief accounting officer at GameStop Corp.
“It is my pleasure to welcome Bernie as a member of my direct staff,” said Bernard Gutmann, executive VP and CFO. “He is one of the strongest technical accountants I know, has demonstrated tremendous leadership in the accounting and financial reporting areas and has developed great relationships with both internal and external partners.”
Colpitts will lead the accounting function at ON Semiconductor and act as the principal accounting officer, reporting directly to the CFO.
He will manage the strategic direction, and lead a global team, of over 160 financial professionals.
His team is responsible for financial reporting, SEC reporting, coordination with external audit, global stock administrative plan and oversight of global accounting policies and procedures.