Dennis Fransen is the vice president and chief financial officer of Thales Communications Inc. His responsibilities at the firm include directing the global finance operations, legal and contracts function, internal audit and compliance activities, as well as M&A activities.
Prior to joining Thales, Fransen held senior financial management and operating positions with firms such as General Dynamics, SAIC, TRAK Communications and Northrop Grumman. He's also served as the senior financial executive for companies owned by private equity firms that include Veritas Capital and Warburg Pincus.
Fransen holds a bachelor's degree in accounting and business administration from the University of Wisconsin. He is also a certified public accountant.