Karen Watson, CPA

Corporate Vice President and Controller

Karen Watson is corporate vice president and controller for Gerber. Karen joined Gerber in 2003 after launching her career with the public accounting firm of Deloitte & Touche LLP in Hartford, where she served as an audit manager. She has held various reporting roles in the finance area at Gerber, including Manager of Financial Reporting, Assistant Controller and Corporate Controller, taking Gerber private in August 2011. In 2013, Karen became a vice president, where she is now responsible for the company's worldwide accounting, treasury, external reporting and tax functions, and also plays a key role in the company’s merger and acquisition activities. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Connecticut, and has achieved the designations of Certified Public Accountant and Chartered Global Management Accountant.