Knutson elected CFO of Twin Disc

Racine-based Twin Disc Inc.’s board of directors has elected Jeffrey Knutson as chief financial officer and treasurer.

Knutson will take on the duties in addition to his current roles as vice president of finance and corporate controller and secretary. He has worked in a variety of leadership roles at Twin Disc since 2005. Before that, Knutson worked as a controller at Tower Automotive-Milwaukee division, and has also worked in financial positions at Invensys, Bucyrus International and PricewaterhouseCoopers. He holds a bachelor’s in business administration from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and is a certified public accountant.

“Jeff has done a fantastic job since assuming the interim chief financial officer role in February,” said John Batten, president and chief executive officer. “Jeff’s experience and contributions to Twin Disc since joining the company in 2005 make him uniquely qualified to step into the chief financial officer position. His strong global financial experience and deep understanding of our business and culture are valuable assets to Twin Disc. I look forward to continue working with Jeff and wish him much success in this new role.”

Twin Disc manufactures marine and heavy duty off-highway power transmission equipment.

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