Dean Named EVP, CFO of iRobot

Alison Dean

Alison Dean

BEDFORD, Mass.-iRobot has promoted Alison Dean to executive vice president and chief financial officer.

Dean, who will begin in her new post on April 5, will assume responsibility for the company’s finance and operations. She will report directly to CEO Colin Angle and will succeed John Leahy, who is leaving iRobot to join what a company statement described as a “late-stage private company.”

Dean joined iRobot in 2005 to prepare the company for its initial public offering. She has held positions overseeing investor relations, company-wide financial planning, accounting and reporting to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Most recently, she served as principal accounting officer.