11.19.2018

HZO names New Chief Financial Officer & New Chief Commercial Officer to Executive Team



Bill McCombe (CFO) and Stephen Gold (CCO) bring vast experience in their respective roles to further expand the growing business of HZO.

Draper, Utah – November 15, 2018HZO Inc., the world leader in advanced and scalable waterproofing and protection solutions for electronics announced today the appointment of two new officers to their executive team: Bill McCombe as HZO’s new Chief Financial Officer and Stephen Gold as HZO’s new Chief Commercial Officer.

“Bill and Stephen in their new roles are precisely who HZO needs to continue on our accelerated growth path,” said Simone Maraini, CEO of HZO.

Bill McCombe brings to HZO outstanding credentials and a wealth of finance and M&A experience. He most recently served as EVP and CFO with Maxar Technologies, a publicly traded $6b global space technology company. Prior to Maxar, Bill spent 12 years at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch as a Managing Director in its Industrials and Aerospace division. Over the course of his career, Bill has closed over 80 transactions valued at over $80BN within M&A, equity and debt raises. With a great track record of strategic and operational achievements, Bill is uniquely qualified to help HZO navigate the next stage of its growth.

Stephen Gold most recently served as General Manager of Honeywell’s $2.5B IoT and Software Business, where he led the digital transformation of the century-old $40B manufacturer. Before Honeywell he was Group CMO of IBM Watson, where he was one of the principal business architects that designed and delivered next-generation AI technology, driving over 10,000 engagements. In this global capacity, he oversaw strategic and tactical marketing, corporate partnership and business development.

“Bill and Stephen have global skills in finance and go-to-market respectively,” said Kamal Bherwani, HZO’s Lead Director. “These executives are critical additions to the HZO senior leadership team.”

For more information about HZO and its Spectrum of Protection™ solutions, please visit www.hzo.com.

About HZO Inc.

HZO is revolutionizing manufacturing processes that protect electronic devices and components from the elements. Offering a combination of proprietary manufacturing processes, advanced chemical and materials science engineering and best-in-class manufacturing equipment capable of scaling to millions of devices, HZO delivers the ability to protect electronic components from water, sweat, dirt and other destructive compounds that shorten the life of electronic devices. Leading brands that feature HZO include Rakuten Kobo, Dell, Motorola as well as other non-disclosed top tier companies. For more information on HZO, please visit www.hzo.com.