CarterBaldwin Executive Search is proud to partner again with Mohawk Industries, Inc. (NYSE: MHK) in their appointment of William (Will) Harkins as the company’s Chief Accounting Officer (CAO) & Corporate Controller. He will play a lead strategic role in delivering on Mohawk’s customer experience promise and report directly to the Chief Financial Officer, Jim Brunk.
Will joins the world’s largest global flooring company with nearly 20 years of experience working with world-class Consumer Goods and Services companies, most recently from Mars, Inc., where he was Global Assistant Controller for the $45B global enterprise, and reported directly to the CAO.
Prior to Mars, Will spent 14 years at The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) in roles of increasing responsibility, ultimately serving as Global Director, Controllership. His time at Coke provided him with a broad range of accounting and controller roles that covered auditing, SEC reporting, and industry insights and forecasting, and controllership on regional and global levels. He began his career at Ernst & Young LLP, following a college internship.
Born and raised in Charleston, SC, Will earned his Master of Accountancy in accounting from the University of Georgia. He is a Certified Public Accountant in Georgia.
About Mohawk Industries
Mohawk manufactures in 19 countries, sells in over 170 countries and has revenues of almost $10 billion, earning it #315 on Fortune’s annual 500 list. During the past decade, Mohawk Industries has transformed its business from an American carpet manufacturer into the world’s largest flooring company with operations in Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Europe, India, Malaysia, Mexico, Russia, and the United States. Mohawk’s more than thirty brands are among the most recognized in the industry and include American Olean, Daltile, Durkan, Karastan, Marazzi, Mohawk, Mohawk Home, Pergo, and Quick-Step.