Thomas Mahon was named to the position of Senior Vice President, Finance, of the UBM Life Sciences Group in March 2015. He is responsible for monitoring and improving the financial performance of the Life Sciences business units, preparation of all financial reports, coordination of the business planning process, and overseeing the administrative functions of the business.
Previously, Mr. Mahon held the position of VP Finance & Operations at UBM Medica where he successfully oversaw the accounting and production departments and was involved in key projects that led to improvements in operating margins. Mr. Mahon was actively involved in the transition of the company from a print-based publisher into a digital marketing services business. Thomas also consolidated the financial activities of several divisions into one finance group, significantly reducing overhead costs.
During his 30 year career in publishing and communications, Mr. Mahon has held a wide variety of management positions. Prior to joining UBM Medica, Mr. Mahon was the Director of Planning & Analysis of SCP Communications, where he successfully integrated several acquisitions, headed the finance department and managed the profitability of the business. Thomas began his career in the Thomson organization holding several progressive positions ultimately advancing to the position of VP Finance / CFO of Research Publications.