As the manufacturer of autonomous vehicles continues to improve its self-driving skills and develop in other areas, Waymo LLC has appointed a new finance director.
While Waymo searched for a permanent CFO, the company’s controller and interim head of finance had taken care of the finances, a spokeswoman said. It was a cutthroat market, she declared. We sought the ideal fit and wanted to take our time.
Elisa de Martel was appointed chief financial officer of the Alphabet Inc. unit based in Mountain View, California, on Friday. Gerard Dwyer, who stepped down as CFO in May 2021 after nearly five years, will be replaced by Ms. de Martel, who will begin on Monday.
Ms. de Martel joins Waymo from Carbon Inc., a 3D printing technology business based in Redwood City, California, where she served as CFO since 2018. She spent 11 years in a variety of financial positions with the electronics behemoth Apple Inc. before being named director of…