The Timken Company has promoted Kevin Beck to assistant treasurer for corporate treasury and also named Paul Locke as controller for aerospace and defence.
The US company, which specialises in innovative friction management and mechanical power transmission products and services to help machinery perform more efficiently, said that Beck will be responsible for global cash management, bank relationships and currency risk management. He reports to Chris Holding, senior vice president (SVP) of tax and treasury.
Beck joined Timken in 1998 as senior financial analyst. Since then he has held various positions in finance and investor relations. Beck most recently served as controller for aerospace and defence. Beck earned a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing and Business Administration from the University of Akron, and a Master’s degree in Accounting from The University of Toledo.
In his new position of controller for aerospace and defence, Locke reports to Erik Paulhardt, vice president for aerospace and defence. Locke most recently served as assistant controller for mobile industries. His previous positions include front-end controller for light vehicle systems, manager of business economics and controller of the Lincolnton, North Carolina plant. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Delta State University in Cleveland, Missouri.
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