Unifi Inc. on Tuesday announced the appointment of Craig Creaturo as executive vice president and CFO, effective September 9.

Christopher Smosna, who has served as interim CFO since December 2018, will continue in his role as vice president and treasurer.

Commenting on the appointment, Unifi’s president and COO, Tom Caudle, said: “Craig has over 15 years of experience as an executive leader for finance and accounting teams at businesses with complex manufacturing and global operations. I am confident that Craig will complement our leadership team and that we can leverage Craig’s extensive knowledge and skillset, which will be paramount in advancing our strategic initiatives and driving improvement in our domestic and international operations. On behalf of everyone at Unifi, I would also like to thank Chris for his service as the Interim CFO. We look forward to continuing to benefit from his expertise.”

Creaturo recently served as CFO and vice president-administration of Chromalox Inc., an advanced thermal technologies manufacturing company, from February 2015 to March 2019. Prior to that, he served as CFO of II-VI Incorporated, a publicly traded global leader in engineered materials and opto-electronic components, from 2004 to 2014. He is a licensed CPA in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and holds a B.S. in accounting from Grove City College.