Steve Feilmeier, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Koch Industries, will be the spring 2014 speaker for the Kansas State University College of Business Administration’s Distinguished Lecture Series.
Feilmeier’s lecture will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 15, in Forum Hall at the K-State Student Union.
As chief financial officer, Feilmeier oversees Koch Industries’ global financial network and serves on the company’s business development board as well as the boards of several Koch Industries subsidiaries. He also works closely with other business leaders to capture potential opportunities that best fit Koch Industries’ capabilities and vision.
He began his career with Koch in 1997 as controller for Koch Chemical Group. He later served as vice president of tax, accounting and finance for Koch Industries and was responsible for controller operations, tax, treasury, cash management, and mergers and acquisitions. He also was vice president and controller for KoSa B.V., a Koch Industries subsidiary that was combined with INVISTA in 2004.
Before joining Koch Industries, Feilmeier held a variety of positions at PepsiCo, and was manager of taxation at KPMG Peat Marwick. A certified public accountant, he earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in accounting from Wichita State University.
The lecture series brings business professionals to campus. Lectures are given every semester and are sponsored by Commerce Bank and the William T. Kemper Foundation.