Nokian Tires announced it has hired Stephen DeCastro to lead North American financial operations from the company’s new office in Nashville, Tennessee. DeCastro will serve as Nokian Tires’ Head of Finance and Controlling for the Americas region.
“We are excited to welcome Stephen to our team,” said Nokian Tires Senior Vice President, Americas Mark Earl. “His experience will help us build scalable financial systems that will support our growth.”
DeCastro joins Nokian Tires from Dover Corporation in Chattanooga, Tennessee, where he served as Senior Corporate Finance Director for three years. He previously worked in a variety of capacities at Procter & Gamble, most recently as Senior Manager of Global IT Finance at P&G’s Cincinnati, Ohio headquarters.
DeCastro will oversee financial administration and planning in the Americas region, working together with senior management to analyze and organize financial operations for the growing
DeCastro is no stranger to global organizations and experiences. Early in his tenure at P&G, he worked as a project manager in San Jose, Costa Rica, where he lived for eight years. He has
traveled to nearly a dozen countries and is fluent in Spanish.
DeCastro is a Wake Forest University graduate and has an MBA from The Ohio State University.