Hyliion Holdings Corp. has appointed Sherri Baker as the company’s chief financial officer, effective Feb. 8. Baker will succeed Greg Van de Vere, who will retire after serving nearly four years with Hyliion.
In the role, Baker will oversee Hyliion’s financial operations and strategy, including financial planning and analysis, accounting, treasury, tax and investor relations. Baker has nearly two decades of finance and accounting leadership experience, as well as a strong understanding of investor relations, M&A and manufacturing operations, including go-to-market and engineering functions.
Baker previously served as senior vice president and chief financial officer for PGT Innovations from March 2019 to January 2021. While there, Baker was responsible for the company’s finance strategy, budgeting and planning, accounting, legal, IT, financial reporting and investor relations functions.
Prior to joining PGT Innovations, Baker served as vice president of commercial finance for Dean Foods Company. Earlier, Baker served as vice president of investor relations, strategy and corporate finance, as well as vice president of finance, logistics for Dean Foods. Prior to Dean Foods, she spent 13 years at Frito-Lay in a succession of finance and accounting roles.
Baker holds a bachelor of science and master of science in accounting from the University of North Texas.