Jim Shepherd

Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Judy Hendrick will be retiring as of July 1, 2023, at which point Senior Vice President, Corporate Finance Jim Shepherd will become CWT's Executive Vice President (EVP) & Chief Financial Officer. In the interim, effective April 1, 2023, Jim will be appointed CWT's Deputy Chief Financial Officer and will transition with Judy, who will stay on as EVP and CFO until her retirement.

Jim Shepherd joined CWT in 2022 as Senior Vice President, Corporate Finance. He serves as a member of CWT's Finance Leadership Team and is responsible for the delivery of analysis, decision support, and leadership of Financial Planning and Analysis as well as the Finance business partnerships to the global operating functions of CWT. Jim brings more than 20 years senior leadership experience in the areas of finance, strategy, and operational excellence, delivering shareholder value and strategic impact for Fortune 500 companies. He joined CWT via Medtronic, where he served as the Vice President of Strategy and Transformation for Global Operations and Supply Chain. Jim holds a Masters in Business Administration from Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management and a Bachelor of Science from Miami University (OH).

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