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Debra Mason

Debra Mason is Chief Financial Officer of RNL, responsible for leading the company’s global financial operations. Prior to joining RNL, Debra held leadership positions in finance and operations in a variety of industries. Most recently, she served as chief financial officer of Arizent, a business information company serving the financial services industry.  Prior to that, she was chief financial officer of Questex LLC, a B2B events and information company across five industry verticals – beauty & wellness, hospitality, travel, life sciences & healthcare and telecommunications & technology, and led the company though a successful sale to MidOcean Partners.  And prior to that, she was chief operating officer and chief financial officer for ALM Media LLC, a B2B information company specializing in the legal and other related markets.

Her previous leadership positions included chief financial officer for the Americas region of Ipsos, a global market research firm, where she spent nine years as a key advisor to the business leaders while driving efficiencies through process improvements and strategic cost reductions, as well as assisting in the negotiations of acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures and alliances; chief operating officer and chief financial officer of X Plus One Solutions, a technology start-up formerly known as Poindexter Systems; and six years with Interpublic Group, where she served as the global CFO of several divisions, including Jack Morton Worldwide, a global event and experiential marketing group, NFO WorldGroup, a leader in market research, and full-service advertising agencies, including the independent brands of The Lowe Group. Debra began her career in auditing with PricewaterhouseCoopers and EY.

Education and Certifications

Debra earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics and a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting at The University at Buffalo School of Management, State University of New York. She is a certified public accountant in the State of New York and a Chartered Global Management Accountant.

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