American IronHorse Motorcycle Co., (AIH) Fort Worth, Texas, has named Robert A. Krause as its chief financial officer. Krause, who began his post at AIH on March 28, replaces the company's interim CFO Robert Schleizer.
Krause has 27 years of finance, global management and strategic planning experience in treasury, risk management, investor relations and operations for several key worldwide manufacturers. Before joining AIH, he was senior vice president of finance and administration for Collins & Aikman Corp., a $4 billion Fortune 500 manufacturer of automotive interiors and related technologies headquartered in Troy, Mich. Prior to this, Krause held several senior management positions with another top tier automotive accessories manufacturer, American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings Inc, after an award-winning 12-year tenure with healthcare producer Baxter International Inc.
Krause is a Certified Public Accountant and holds an MBA in Finance from the University of Michigan. He is a 29-year member and former director of the Institute of Management Accountants.
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