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This list showcases the top United States based CFO’ operating in the Industrial Manufacturing 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.
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SVP, Chief Financial Officer of Cimpress
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About Cimpress: Cimpress is a developer of software and manufacturing capabilities that transform traditional markets in order to make customized products.
CFO of Relayr
Joel Jeselsohn joined relayr in May 2019 as Chief Financial Officer and Member of the board. With over 20 years of experience, holding financial and business leadership positions across the healthcare and software industries, Joel now oversees the finance and legal functions at relayr. Leveraging his extensive experience leading strategic planning for companies, he is a valuable advisor. Joel firmly believes that in today’s connected world, IoT can improve business outcomes. What excites him in the IoT industry is the tremendous impact of digitalization on real-life business cases. In his free time, Joel enjoys outdoor activities – skiing and hiking with his family.
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About Relayr: Relayr enables device manufacturers, app developers, and software companies to leverage the power of the internet of things.
Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer of Fortive
As Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Chuck McLaughlin leads Fortive’s financial operations. With his strong finance background and ample experience in M&A, Chuck helps Fortive leadership create shareholder value by driving Fortive’s financial planning and M&A agendas. Chuck was previously Chief Financial Officer at Beckman Coulter Diagnostics, while also serving as Group CFO of Danaher’s $4.7 billion Diagnostics platform. With a focus on growing the the platform and its businesses, he was instrumental in integrating Beckman Coulter into Danaher. He played a key role in several major acquisitions, including IRIS International and MicroScan for Beckman Coulter, Devicor for Leica Biosystems, and Hemocue for Radiometer. Chuck originally joined Danaher in 2007 with the acquisition of Tektronix where, as Vice President and CFO, he led the integration of the Danaher Business System in the company’s financial planning and reporting functions, and played a key role in developing talent within the finance function. Chuck joined Tektronix from Hewlett Packard in 1995 as a business unit controller. He briefly left to serve as CFO of a start-up, but returned in 2004 as corporate controller, and continued to assume broader responsibilities within the finance team. Chuck holds a BS in Finance from the University of Oregon and received his MBA from Willamette University.
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About Fortive: Fortive provides the essential technology for the people who create, implement, and accelerate progress.
James D. Frias
Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer & Executive Vice President of Nucor Corporation
Mr. Frias has been Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Executive Vice President since January 2010. He previously served as Corporate Controller from 2001 through 2009, becoming Vice President in 2006. He was Controller of Nucor Steel, Crawfordsville, Indiana from 1994 to 2001 and Controller of Nucor Building Systems, Waterloo, Indiana from 1991 to 1994.
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About Nucor Corporation: Nucor Corporation is engaged in the manufacture and sale of steel and steel products. The Company operates in two business segments: steel
Executive Vice-President And Chief Financial Officer of Mazda Motor
James Lievois is the Executive Vice President (EVP) and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for Mazda North American Operations (MNAO), overseeing sales, service and marketing, and sales operations. In addition, he is responsible for directing business strategy, financial planning, treasury, accounting, tax, administration and information technology for MNAO – including operations in the U.S. and Mexico. He was appointed to his current position in January of 2018 and reports directly to Masahiro Moro, President and CEO of MNAO. In his role as EVP, Lievois is responsible for implementing a customer-centric approach that is innovative, forward-thinking and technologically advanced, in order to deliver a positive Mazda brand experience at every touchpoint along the company’s customers’ journey, from research through ownership and back again to repurchase. With more than 35 years in the automotive industry, Lievois has held a number of management positions in finance, treasury and administration. Following 16 years at Ford Motor Company, he joined MNAO in 1997, as has held the titles of Director of Finance Treasury and Administration, Vice President of Finance Treasury and Administration and Senior Vice President and CFO, before being promoted to his current role as EVP and CFO. Born in Detroit in 1957, Lievois graduated with a B.A. in Marketing from Michigan State University in 1980 and received an MBA in 1982 from the University of Detroit.
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About Mazda Motor: Mazda Motor Corporation has built outstanding vehicles and a strong motorsports heritage marked by breaking records.
Senior Vice President of Finance & CFO of DXP Enterprises
McConnell was elected Senior Vice President/Finance and Chief Financial Officer in September 2000. From February 1998 until September 2000, McConnell served as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and a director of Transportation Components, Inc., a NYSE-listed distributor of truck parts. From December 1992 to February 1998, he served as Chief Financial Officer of Sterling Electronics Corporation, a NYSE-listed electronics parts distributor, which was acquired by Marshall Industries, Inc. in 1998. From 1990 to 1992, McConnell was Vice President-Finance of Interpak Holdings, Inc., a publicly-traded company involved in packaging and warehousing thermoplastic resins. From 1976 to 1990, he served in various capacities, including as a partner, with Ernst & Young LLP.
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About DXP Enterprises: DXP Enterprises is a distributor of rotating equipment, bearings, power transmission, industrial supplies, integrated supply, MRO.
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, Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer of Douglas Dynamics
Robert McCormick has been serving as our Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer since September 2004, our Executive Vice Presiedent since September 2010 and as our Secretary since May 2005. McCormick served as our Assistant Secretary from September 2004 to May 2005. Prior to joining us, McCormick served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Xymox Technology Inc. from 2001 to 2004. Prior to that, McCormick served in various capacities in the Newell Rubbermaid Corporation, including President from 2000 to 2001 and Vice President Group Controller from 1997 to 2000. While McCormick served as President, he was responsible for Newell’s Mirro / Wearever Cookware, and as Vice President Group Controller, he was responsible for worldwide strategic and financial responsibilities for 12 company divisions with sales of over two billion dollars.
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About Douglas Dynamics, Douglas Dynamics: Douglas Dynamics is North America’s premier manufacturer and upfitter of commercial vehicle attachments and equipment.
Co-founder & CFO of SciAps
Gary Lortie is the CFO and Co-founder at SciAps Inc.
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About SciAps: SciAps offers field-hardened and portable analytical instruments that measures compounds, minerals, and elements.
CFO of Universal Woods
Jason Helmkamp is the Chief Financial Officer at Universal Woods.
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About Universal Woods: Universal Woods is a manufacturer of flat, hard-surface sublimatable goods.