Company Welcomes Experienced Fortune 5 Executive to Support Growth Plans
Evolv Technology (NASDAQ: EVLV), the global leader in weapons detection security screening, today announced the appointment of Mario Ramos to the position of Chief Financial Officer effective November 1, 2021. Mr. Ramos will assume global responsibility for the Company's accounting, finance, risk compliance, information technology and investor relations functions.
Mr. Ramos joins Evolv Technology from Edelman Financial Engines where he served as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Risk Officer. Edelman Financial Engines is the nation’s top independent financial planning and investment management firm serving over one million customers. Mr. Ramos will succeed Mr. Peter Faubert, who is transitioning to a new role and will serve as the Company’s Senior Vice President of Strategic Finance.
"We are delighted to welcome Mario to the management team," said Mr. Peter George, Chief Executive Officer of Evolv Technology. "Mario brings over 20 years of executive experience building and leading high-growth companies. I believe Mario's financial and strategic leadership will be instrumental in supporting the Company's next stage of growth."
"I'm excited to be joining Evolv Technology, the leader in weapons detection security screening," said Mr. Ramos. "I look forward to leveraging my finance and operations experience to help Evolv execute its strategic plan and grow its leadership position in one the fastest growing markets across the technology industry.”
Prior to joining Edelman Financial Engines in 2019, Mr. Ramos served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of CVS Caremark, the pharmacy benefits management subsidiary of CVS Health (NYSE: CVS). Before becoming Caremark’s Chief Financial Officer, Mr. Ramos was head of CVS’s M&A and Corporate Development group where, among other things, he led CVS’s acquisition and integration of Aetna. He has also served as Chief Operating Officer of CVS International and spent over 17 years in investment banking primarily at JP Morgan and Lehman Brothers. Mr. Ramos earned an MBA from The Mason School of Business at The College of William & Mary and a Bachelor’s Degree from The University of Richmond.
About Evolv Technology
Evolv Technology (NASDAQ: EVLV) is the global leader in weapons detection security screening. Our mission is enabling a better experience and better security for venues, creating a safer world to work, learn, and play by transforming physical security to make everywhere safer. This enhances the visitor experience and improves weapons detection. We give sports fans, theme park visitors, concertgoers, shoppers, employees, students, and others peace of mind so that they can gather without fear of violence. Our security system, delivered as a SaaS-based offering, has scanned more than 100 million people, second only to the Department of Homeland Security’s Transportation Security Administration in the United States, and our technology combines powerful, advanced sensors with proven artificial intelligence (AI), security ecosystem integrations, and comprehensive venue analytics to reliably detect threats 10 times faster than traditional metal detectors.
Evolv Technology, Evolv Express®, Evolv Insights™, and Evolv Cortex AI™ are registered trademarks or trademarks of Evolv Technologies, Inc. in the United States and other jurisdictions. For more information, visit https://evolvtechnology.com.
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