Celebrity Profile – Remi Thomas
Remi Thomas serves as EVP-Chief Financial Officer of Extreme Networks Inc and holds more than 93,000 shares worth more than $2 Million of the company stock.
He previously served as Finance Leader for CA Technologies, HPE Software, and Alcatel-Lucent in Paris and Shanghai.
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Early Life and Education
Remi Thomas is an inspirational young person who has found ways to turn adversity into opportunity. An incredible African singer and actress, Remi aims to use her platform as an advocate for her heritage within American culture.
As well as running her own non-profit organization, she mentors elementary school students with learning disabilities through ACFE’s Eye to Eye program and works part time as a lifeguard at a local YMCA. In addition, she balances EMT shifts with homework, classes and volunteerism for her community and Delaware Valley Friends School.
She serves as an example for her peers, showing them that perseverance, dedication and hard work can bring success no matter the challenges of life. Her story shows that with determination, dedication and hard work anyone can accomplish the impossible.
Remi Thomas brings over 25 years of finance expertise to Extreme Networks. As financial planning, analysis, accounting and reporting manager at Extreme Networks he is responsible for all financial planning, analysis, accounting and reporting functions while supporting investor relations activities. Before coming to Extreme Networks he held various finance leadership roles at CA Technologies before moving onto Alcatel-Lucent (primarily Paris and Shanghai ).
Thomas is an active member of the ACFE, serving as an instructor at seminars across North America and Asia. When not speaking, Thomas enjoys playing soccer with family and friends – earning two Team of the Week honors this year at Sporting Kansas City where he plays central midfield he has made 107 appearances since 2012 with five goals scored and six assists earned!
Achievement and Honors
Remi Thomas is currently Chief Financial Officer at Proofpoint, a security software company. He joined them four years ago and currently resides in San Jose, CA. They provide threat protection, incident response, regulatory compliance, archiving governance and eDiscovery solutions globally. Prior to Proofpoint he held senior finance roles at Extreme Networks (where he successfully oversaw its successful IPO and growth); HPE Software (a business unit of Hewlett Packard Enterprise); Alcatel-Lucent in Paris and Shanghai respectively.
He succeeds Paul Auvil who stepped down after 16 years of outstanding leadership as CFO of Proofpoint. In his new role he will oversee the finance organization as Proofpoint continues its pursuit of becoming the market-leading global cybersecurity and compliance leader.
Remi Thomas resides with his wife and children in Southern California, enjoying running, traveling and hiking – activities which also support veterans’ causes as well as homeless charities. He is passionate about supporting charities which assist veterans as well as homeless populations.
He is a strong supporter of LGBT rights, having spoken openly about his sexuality and fighting tirelessly for equality within both workplace and society.
Since 2012, he has made 7 insider transactions worth an average of $48,750 each in the past 12 months. In total he owns 116,342 shares of Extreme Networks Inc, valued at approximately $2.813,150. To stay abreast of developments like these subscribe to Benzinga Pro for premium research content and interactive data tools. Start your free trial today – it’s fast, easy, and free.
Remi Thomas’ net worth is estimated between $1 and $5 Million. He amasses his fortune through being a professional hockey player while keeping his personal life private.
Remi previously worked at CA Technologies as senior vice president and corporate controller, offering more than 25 years of finance expertise to the company. At this position, he oversaw preparation of financial statements, reports, SEC filings and regulatory submissions; provided executive oversight over operational accounting activities as well as executive leadership on operational accounting activities.
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