|Brian A. Valentine|
MAUMEE, OHIO, U.S. — Brian A. Valentine has been named senior vice-president and chief financial officer of The Andersons, Inc., reporting to Pat Bowe president and chief executive officer. Valentine will begin his new roles on Aug. 1.
“Brian is an engaging, operationally-focused and financially-disciplined leader,” Bowe said. “He brings to The Andersons a wealth of knowledge and experience, from investing in and managing growth to leading business process improvement initiatives. I am excited to have him join our leadership team as CFO.”
Valentine has more than 20 years of senior management experience. His expertise encompasses corporate finance, treasury, public capital markets, accounting, tax and investment management. Since 2011, he has been corporate vice-president and CFO for The Lubrizol Corp., a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway and provider of specialty chemicals to the transportation, industrial and consumer markets. Prior to this role, he held numerous financial leadership positions within the company while it was publicly traded, including corporate treasurer.
Valentine received his bachelor’s degree in business administration in accounting as well as a master’s degree in business administration from John Carroll University, Cleveland, Ohio, U.S. He is a certified public accountant licensed in the state of Ohio.