Lisa Locklear joined Avanir Pharmaceuticals in September 2018 as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. She brings extensive operational and strategic finance leadership to oversee the financial operations of Avanir, including controllership and accounting, financial planning and reporting, procurement/strategic sourcing and contracts and pricing.
Before joining Avanir, Lisa was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for GSN Games, a creator and publisher of mobile and online games based in San Francisco. Prior to GSN Games, she led corporate finance for CoreLogic, overseeing financial planning and analysis and corporate shared services. For 12 years Lisa held progressive finance roles at Ingram Micro, including 7 years as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, North America. At Ingram Micro, she oversaw controllership, financial planning and analysis and credit operations for Ingram Micro’s largest region, North America, with more than $18 billion in annual revenue. She led a team of finance professionals in the United States, Canada and the Philippines. Earlier in her career, Lisa held finance leadership roles at Avery Dennison Office Products and spent eight years at The Walt Disney Company with Disney Consumer Products and Disneyland. She began her career as an auditor with Price Waterhouse. Lisa has also lived and worked in Paris, France and London through international assignments with both Price Waterhouse and Disney.
Lisa earned a Bachelor of Science in Plant Science from the University of California, Davis and a Master of Business Administration from the University of California, Irvine. She is a licensed Certified Public Accountant (inactive) and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Financial Executives International.