Titan International board confirms Froisland as CFO
The Board of Directors of Titan International, Inc. has approved the transition of James M. Froisland from his position as interim chief financial officer to that of chief financial officer, effective 5 December 2016. Froisland was appointed to the role on an interim basis in May 2016.
“The company engaged a top search firm to find an ideal CFO candidate,” comments Maurice Taylor, Titan chairman and chief executive officer. “There were some outstanding candidates, but in the end, Jim proved to the board and Titan staff that his background, knowledge and management style are an excellent fit for Titan. He is enthusiastic about Titan and how we are positioning this company for the future. Jim grew up on a farm in Iowa, so he brings first-hand knowledge and a passion for Titan’s largest segment.”
Froisland boasts extensive experience as chief financial officer, chief information officer, chief operating officer, corporate secretary, consultant and board member for domestic and international public and private equity owned companies, including Westell Technologies, Inc., InfuSystems Holdings, Inc., Material Sciences Corporation, and Burns International Services Corporation. He also held financial leadership positions at Anixter International, Inc., Budget Rent a Car Corporation, Allsteel, Inc., and The Pillsbury Company. He began his career at KPMG LLP and is a Certified Public Accountant. He holds a Masters of Business Administration in Management Information Systems from the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management and a Bachelor of Arts from Luther College in Math and Accounting.