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This list showcases the top Illinois based CFO’ operating in the Industrial space. If you think a CFO’ is missing from this list, feel free to contact our editor on [email protected]
The individuals on this list have been included because of exceptional performance in one of the following categories:
- Innovation – Operating as a key part in an extremely innovative business or startup.
- Growth – Operating as a key figure in the growth and upscale of a market leading business or startup.
- Management – Showing exceptional management skills.
- Societal impact – Putting their business on the map for their positive societal or environmental impact.
Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as Crunchbase, SemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.
Executive Vice President and CFO of Archer Daniels Midland Company
Ray G. Young is executive vice president and chief financial officer of Archer Daniels Midland Company. In his role, he oversees the company’s treasury, tax, accounting, investor relations, financial planning, business development and information technology functions as well as the captive insurance and ADM Investor Services organizations. Young is also responsible for strategic oversight of ADM’s business in Asia. Young joined ADM in 2010 following a 24-year tenure with General Motors Co., during which he held executive leadership positions in finance, general management, planning and operations on four continents. Young served in Shanghai as vice president of GM International Operations, which is responsible for GM’s emerging-market operations. Earlier, he was the CFO of General Motors during 2008 and 2009, when the company went through a significant operational and financial restructuring. Between 2004 and 2007, Young was the president and managing director of GM do Brasil and Mercosur Operations, based in São Paulo. Young graduated in 1984 from The Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario, in London, Ontario, Canada, with a bachelor’s degree in business administration. He holds an MBA from the University of Chicago. Young serves on the boards of directors of International Paper Company and the U.S.-China Business Council. He is a member of the board of directors of the American Cancer Society Lakeshore Division and the CFO Advisory Board of the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
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About Archer Daniels Midland Company: Archer Daniels Midland Company offers food ingredients, animal feeds and feed ingredients, biofuels, and other products.
Ray G. Young
Chief Financial Officer of Archer Daniels Midland Company
Mr. Ray G. Young is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of Archer Daniels Midland Co. He served as Senior Vice President of the Company since November 2010, Chief Financial Officer since December 2010, Vice President, International Operations at General Motors from February 2010 to October 2010, Chief Financial Officer at General Motors from March 2008 to January 2010, executive and financial positions at General Motors from 1986 to March 2008.
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About Archer Daniels Midland Company, International Paper: Archer Daniels Midland Company offers food ingredients, animal feeds and feed ingredients, biofuels, and other products.
Michael M. Larsen
Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer of Illinois Tool Works
Mr. Larsen joined ITW in 2013 and previously served as President, Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Gardner Denver, Inc., a global manufacturer of highly engineered compressors, blowers, pumps and other fluid transfer equipment. He also served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Gardner Denver, Inc. Prior to that, Mr. Larsen was chief financial officer at General Electric (“GE”) Water & Process Technologies, a global leader in water treatment and process solutions. His previous experience includes more than 15 years with GE, where he held a number of global finance leadership roles with increasing responsibility in GE Plastics, GE Industrial, GE Energy Services and GE Power & Water. He began his GE career with GE Healthcare as part of the Financial Management Program in 1995. Mr. Larsen is a graduate of the American University of Paris and holds a Masters of Business Administration from Columbia University and London Business School. Mr. Larsen is a member of the Board of Directors of The Joffrey.
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About Illinois Tool Works: ITW specializes in the fields of industrial machinery, engineering, operations, sales, marketing, finance, and accounting.
Senior Vice President – Chief Financial Officer of Brunswick
William L. Metzger became Brunswick Corporation’s Senior Vice President – Chief Financial Officer in March 2013. Previously, he had been Vice President – Treasurer of the Company since May 2001. Mr. Metzger joined Brunswick in 1987 as Manager of Special Projects in the Accounting Department. In 1991, he was assigned to Brunswick’s internal audit staff as a Manager, and in 1996 was named Director – Corporate Accounting. In 2000, Mr. Metzger was named Assistant Vice President – Corporate Finance. Mr. Metzger has a bachelor’s degree from Illinois State University and a master’s degree in management from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.
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About Brunswick: BRUNSWICK IS A MARKET LEADER in the marine, fitness, and bowling and billiards industries. They have made a commitment to focus their
Brad M. Cerepak
CFO of Dover
An accomplished senior executive with a broad and diverse background in corporate and business finance having served in positions of financial leadership at world-class industrial companies. He has been instrumental in addressing global business challenges and devising and implementing innovative solutions to optimize performance, while driving strategy to facilitate growth and enhance shareholder value.
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About Dover: Dover Corporation (Dover) owns and operates a global portfolio of manufacturing companies providing components and equipment, specialty
Vice President, Finance and CFO of Prime Advantage
Terry Rice was promoted to V.P. Finance in August 2002. He joined Prime Advantage in January 2000 as Treasurer/Controller and has been instrumental in setting up systems and procedures for the company’s financial operations. Terry brings over 20 years of financial management experience in industrial manufacturing, construction and engineering, retailing and service industries to Prime Advantage. His manufacturing background includes 13 years of experience in foodservice equipment manufacturing. He graduated from Northern Illinois University with a BS in Finance/Accountancy.
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About Prime Advantage: Prime Advantage is a buying group, delivering total cost reduction to members through group volume discounts, rebates, and more.