AICPA/FAF/NASBA “Blue-Ribbon Panel” on Standard Setting for Private Companies

William Knese

Vice President—Finance and Administration, Chief Financial Officer, Angus Industries

William Knese joined Angus Industries, a mining, construction and military machinery and equipment manufacturer, in 2000 as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. In 2004, he was named Vice President, Finance and Administration and is responsible for finance, accounting, tax, audit, risk management, ESOP, legal matters and the corporate secretary function. Prior to joining Angus, he served in a number of financial management positions in treasury, corporate and subsidiary controllership and internal audit at a multi-national and multi-facility NYSE company. He began his career as an auditor with a Big 8 public accounting firm. He is a member of IMA's global Board of Directors and has chaired major committees on behalf of the IMA Board. Among other affiliations, he is a member of the AICPA and FEI.