Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Knowles Electronics
Presentation Title: "Doing Business in Penang - A Success Story"
Roger Parfitt is Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Knowles Electronics.
Roger is a highly experienced CFO with a proven track record of improving financial integrity and timeliness in international manufacturing companies while increasing growth, profitability and cash flow.
is a $350 million manufacturer of miniature acoustic products which has a small headquarters operation in Itasca, Illinois with major manufacturing and engineering operations in Suzhou China; Weifeng China; and Penang, Malaysia and sales offices in Korea, Taiwan and UK.
six years at Knowles
has led the effort to expand the capability of their in Knowles' Malaysian operations including building a precision stamping operation; opening a worldwide distribution center in the Penang airport; establishing a microphone R&D center and tripling the size of the assembly operation.
Prior to working for Knowles
, Roger's career highlights included key financial jobs in both the U.S. and Germany at Oxxford Clothes and AM International.
He earned a BA in Economics from Beloit College and an MBA from University of Chicago.