Daily News: June 7, 2019

Fiorante Joins Hilco Global as CFO


Ernest M. Fiorante joined Hilco Global as the new chief financial officer. He will have responsibility for and oversight of the entire finance operation and will be involved in all strategic and tactical matters as they relate to company investments; capital structure and allocations; risk management; cash management; and financial planning.

He will be taking over this role from John Chen, who has been managing these duties in addition to his responsibilities as chief operating officer.

Fiorante will be a key player in the company’s continued growth. He has a depth of knowledge and experience in completing complicated transactions for both private and public companies that will prove to be invaluable to Hilco Global. His many years of building and managing highly effective teams will be a great asset and make him a tremendous leader of the holding company.

Fiorante has served as a CFO and treasurer at several major companies in the Chicago area for more than 25 years. Since 2016, he has served as chief financial officer at The Inland Real Estate Group, a commercial real estate and finance organization located in Oak Brook, IL.

Before joining Inland, Fiorante spent more than 20 years holding positions of increasing responsibility at Jones Lang Lasalle, ultimately serving as its CFO for the Americas.

Fiorante began his career at Price Waterhouse Coopers as an associate.