Trojan Battery Company has appointed John Warren chief financial officer (CFO). Warren’s promotion from vice president of finance to CFO reflects his accomplishments in successfully leading Trojan Battery’s financial team and implementing innovative management strategies that have successfully guided the company’s expansion and finance programs.

“As CFO, John’s responsibilities include financial management of the entire Trojan Battery organization which includes Safe-Start, a wholly owned subsidiary of Trojan Battery.  John’s finance expertise was instrumental in helping Trojan successfully complete the acquisition of Safe-Start earlier this year,” said Jeff Elder, Trojan Battery president.  “John has been a leader in driving change throughout the Trojan organization.  He has developed an excellent finance team and significantly upgraded Trojan’s reporting and analytical capabilities.  These programs have enhanced Trojan’s overall operations contributing to the company’s continued success.”

Prior to joining Trojan Battery in 2006, Warren served in a variety of financial operations management positions with ConAgra Foods and Mattel Inc. and was responsible for manufacturing and corporate finance, planning and analysis.  In these positions, he administered financial programs for manufacturing facilities throughout the U.S. which included the development and implementation of reporting and analytics programs in support of corporate business improvement programs.  

Warren received an MBA from the Boston University Graduate School of Management with an emphasis in finance.  He earned his bachelor’s degree in psychology from Framingham State College in Framingham, Mass.