John P. Connolly
Chief Financial Officer
John was appointed Chief Financial Officer in March 2017 having acted as Element Solutions' Vice President, Corporate Controller and Chief Accounting Officer since August 2016 when he joined the company. Prior to joining Element Solutions, he served as Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer at Xylem Inc., a water technology company spun out of ITT Corporation from 2011 to 2016. Before joining Xylem, John spent five years at ITT holding key roles as Director, Financial Planning & Analysis, and Director of Accounting. He previously spent 10 years at IBM in roles including Manager of Financial Planning & Analysis, Controller of a software division, and Head of Pricing & Licensing Strategy across IBM's software business, as well as seven years at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. John is a Certified Public Accountant and holds an M.B.A. in Finance from the Lubin School of Business at Pace University.