VP and Controller, Zoetis, Inc.
Colleen Cunningham is an internationally recognized expert on corporate financial reporting and accounting, as well as former advisor to the FASB and the IASB. She currently serves as VP and controller for Zoetis, Pfizer's Animal Health division. Previously, Colleen led the Finance and Accounting practice for Resources Global Professionals, which provides professional services, including financial reporting expertise, to Fortune 1000 companies around the world. Before joining Resources, Colleen Cunningham served as CEO of Financial Executives International (FEI) for nearly four years, during which time she had significant influence in legislative and regulatory matters including Sarbanes-Oxley, pension reform and financial accounting standards. She was the SVP and CFO, North America, of Havas Advertising (which was, at the time, the fifth largest advertising holding company in the world) and before that, Colleen Cunningham was the chief accountant of AT&T. She began her career in public accounting with Touche Ross and Coopers & Lybrand. Colleen Cunningham speaks and writes frequently on a variety of finance and accounting issues both in the U.S. and internationally. She has been honored as one of the top 100 influential people in finance by Treasury & Risk Management and Business Finance, as well as in accounting by Accounting Today. Colleen Cunningham earned a B.A. in Economics from Rutgers University and an MBA from New York University's Stern School of Business where she was a Stern Scholar in the Executive Management Program.