New CFO to Lead Cedarville University’s Business Efforts

by Public Relations

Cedarville University announced, today, the appointment of Christopher Sohn as the Senior Vice President for Business and Chief Financial Officer, beginning July 1, 2012.

Sohn comes to Cedarville after 16 years with General Electric (GE). Most recently, he served as finance manager for global technology and growth at GE Licensing. In this role, Sohn worked alongside four business units and managed a collective budget of $200 million. He brings to the University a proven track record of delivering results, improving processes and successfully leading diverse teams.

In his new role, Sohn is tasked with providing leadership in the area of financial management, having direct oversight of finance, operations, and human resources. He will contribute strategic financial planning guidance in ways that increase revenue, maximize cost savings and encourage revenue growth for the long-term success of Cedarville University.

“For 125 years, Cedarville University has been equipping students for life-long leadership and service,” shared William E. Brown, Ph.D., president of Cedarville University. “We anticipate a strong future with Christopher leading our business efforts.”

Located in southwest Ohio, Cedarville University attracts 3,300 undergraduate, graduate, and online students to more than 100 areas of study. Cedarville is a Christ-centered learning community recognized nationally for rigorous academic programs, strong graduation and retention rates, accredited professional and health science offerings, and leading student satisfaction ratings. Visit the University online at