Eric Lofgren Joins Burnham Institute for Medical Research as Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer
LA JOLLA, Calif. , May 12, 2008
Eric Lofgren has joined Burnham Institute for Medical Research (Burnham) as Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer. Lofgren joins Burnham from SAIC (Science Applications International Corporation) where he worked for 19 years in a variety of financial and administrative positions. He was most recently the Vice President and Business Unit Controller for the Information Technology Services Business Unit, a unit with a budget of $180 million and 800 employees.
From 2000 – 2005, Lofgren worked as Vice President and Corporate Planning Manager, a position where he was responsible for briefing SAIC’s senior management team on financial results and annual projections. He has significant experience in public accounting and, working with government contracts and government auditors.
“We are confident that Eric’s experience will be invaluable as our multi-site Institute continues its rapid growth,” said Karin Eastham, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Burnham.
Lofgren graduated from University of San Diego with a BBA in Business Administration with an emphasis in accounting in 1987.