Larry Venturelli was named executive vice president and chief financial officer, effective January, 2012.
Venturelli joined Whirlpool as assistant corporate controller in 2002. He held a number of positions of increasing leadership accountability in the Investor Relations and Global Finance organizations, most recently serving as senior vice president, corporate controller, and chief accounting officer and CFO for Whirlpool International.
Prior to joining Whirlpool, Venturelli held various financial positions at Royal Caribbean Cruises, Campbell Soup Company and Quaker Oats. Venturelli earned a master’s degree in management from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Business and a bachelor’s degree in accounting from DePaul University. He is a certified public accountant.