Joseph Corbett was appointed the new US Postal Service chief financial officer and executive vice president by Postmaster General John E. Potter today. Corbett, who has more than 25 years of accounting, finance and consulting experience, replaces H. Glen Walker, who will be moving on to an unspecified new role at the USPS.
As CFO, Corbett will be responsible for the USPS’ finance, treasury and supply management activities. He will serve as a member of the executive committee as well as chairman of the corporate Capital Investment Committee. Corbett begins on February 2.
Most recently, Corbett was president and managing director of FinSol, a finance and accounting consulting business he founded in 2005. He also served as senior manager at KPMG, where he began his professional career; director of internal audit at NVR; controller, chief accounting officer and CFO at Intelsat Ltd; and chief accounting officer and CFO of BearingPoint.