Jean Turpin, new chief financial officer for Innovasea.

Innovasea names new finance chief

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US aquaculture technology supplier Innovasea today announced that Jean Turpin has joined the company as chief financial officer.

Innovasea said Turpin has a strong track record in international business finance, including experience in strategic consulting, competitive analysis, business analytics, business transformation, due diligence and post-merger integration.

“Jean’s impressive background providing financial leadership to a number of successful international corporations is a perfect fit for Innovasea as we continue to expand globally into new markets,” said chief executive David Kelly. “Jean’s experience working with and leading international teams will be vital to executing on our growth strategy.”

Prior to joining Innovasea, Turpin served as vice president of strategy and analytics at IAC, a US-based digital platform business whose brands include, Vimeo and Angie’s List. Turpin led the strategy and analytics group for IAC’s ANGI International segment, overseeing financial planning and analysis.

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At Innovasea, Turpin will be focused on providing the financial resources and capabilities required to support the increasing scale, scope, and complexity of Innovasea’s operations as well as the execution of its strategic plan.

“I’m really excited about the opportunity to join Innovasea and step into the aquaculture industry,” said Turpin. “The company is at the forefront of sustainability efforts and is creating the solutions we need to responsibly develop and preserve our aquatic resources while still feeding the planet’s growing population. I’m looking forward to supporting Innovasea on its exciting journey into the blue economy.”

Turpin has also worked at Societe Generale CIB, Natixis CIB and Accenture over the course of his career. He holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in finance, both from Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris.