Chromaflo Technologies, one of the leading independent global suppliers of colorant systems, chemical and pigment dispersions, appointed Eric K. Thiele as the chief financial officer, effective March 6, 2017.
Thiele will report to Scott T. Becker, president and CEO Chromaflo Technologies. Thiele’s responsibilities will include leading all financial functions, including financial planning and analysis, internal controls, capital expenditures, cash and treasury management, tax, risk management, real estate, credit and banking relationships, and financial systems across the organization. Thiele will be instrumental in driving the company’s growth strategy and will be based out of the Ashtabula, Ohio corporate office.
Thiele earned a B.A. degree in Economics from Allegheny College in Meadville, PA, USA and an M.B.A degree with a concentration in finance from the University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He brings a unique combination of industry knowledge and international experience. Thiele worked for PPG for 20+ years where he held various finance leadership roles of increasing responsibility. Most recently Thiele was the vice president and business controller for the Architectural Coatings and Protective and Marine Coatings segment.