Shutterfly, a pioneer in online photo sharing and leading digital retail and manufacturing platform for personalized products, announced the appointment of Mike Eklund as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective November 1, 2021. Mike will succeed Vivian Liu, who will be stepping down from the CFO role on November 9, 2021 to pursue other opportunities.
Mike Eklund most recently served as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Corporate Secretary for Scientific Games. Prior to his time at Scientific Games, he served as Chief Financial Officer of IRI, a global leader in innovative data and analytic solutions and services for consumer, retail and media companies. In addition, Mike spent more than 20 years at Dell Technologies in both financial and operational roles, including leading the value creation and integration function for the $67 billion Dell-EMC combination and serving as chief financial officer of Dell’s $40 billion-plus Client Solutions Business Unit and Global Operations organization.
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“Mike is a proven CFO with a superior track record of delivering results and creating value”
“Mike is a proven CFO with a superior track record of delivering results and creating value,” said Hilary Schneider, CEO of Shutterfly. “This is an incredibly exciting time for the entire portfolio of brands as we look ahead to our next chapter of growth. After a rigorous search process, I’m excited for Mike to bring his unique and valuable perspective to Shutterfly.”
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“I am thrilled to be joining Shutterfly at such an exciting moment in the company’s evolution,” said Mike Eklund, incoming CFO, Shutterfly. “The transformation I’ve observed over the last 18 months has been impressive and I know this is just beginning. I’m looking forward to working closely with Hilary and the rest of the Shutterfly leadership team to continue driving growth and building on the company’s strong momentum.”
In this role, Mike will oversee all aspects of Shutterfly’s financial operations including controllership, financial planning and analysis, tax, treasury, audit, investor relations and corporate development.