Scott Kirkland is chief financial officer for Ecolab Inc.
Scott Kirkland is chief financial officer for Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and infection prevention solutions and services that protect people and vital resources.
Previously, Kirkland was senior vice president and corporate controller, with global responsibility for Ecolab’s financial, planning and analysis, accounting and internal audit functions.
He also has served as senior vice president for Ecolab’s Global Energy segment, with global responsibility for the financial objectives of the business. He also has served as vice president of finance for Global Institutional, vice president of corporate planning and analysis, vice president of finance for Asia Pacific and Latin America, and controller for Textile Care in North America. Kirkland joined Ecolab in 2005 as finance manager for corporate planning and analysis.
Prior to joining Ecolab, Kirkland held finance positions with Novartis International AG. He began his career with roles in audit and assurance, and transaction services at PwC.
He serves as treasurer on the board of directors of the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts in Saint Paul, Minnesota.
Kirkland has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Northern Iowa.