Richard Tobin is President and Chief Executive Officer of CNH and a member of the Industrial Executive Council (IEC) of Fiat Industrial, a role he assumed in January 2012 after two years as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for CNH.
Mr. Tobin carries forth extensive experience in international finance and management that he acquired through regional and global leadership positions of growing responsibility and scope.
He began his career with GTE Corporation in Stamford, Connecticut (U.S.), as Vice President of International Marketing. In 1995, he joined Alusuisse-Lonza SA in Zurich, Switzerland, as General Manager and Vice President, where he remained until 2001, the year when he joined Alcan Aluminum of Montreal, Canada, with a general management role. In 2002, Mr. Tobin joined SGS Group of Geneva, Switzerland, where he became the Chief Operating Officer for North America.
In 2004 he became SGS Group’s Chief Finance Officer & Information Technology, a position he retained for six years before finally joining CNH in March 2010.
Mr. Tobin holds Bachelor of Arts and Master of Business Administration degrees from Norwich University and Drexel University, respectively. He currently sits on the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.