Topic: "Effective Leadership Today, With an Eye on Tomorrow"
Date: November 6, 2007
Steven Bierman is responsible for the global activities of CNH Capital, the financial services affiliate of CNH Global, N.V. He joined the company in 2005 as Vice President, Commercial Finance and was later appointed President.
Prior to joining CNH Capital, Steve was Chief Information Officer for Fremont Investment & Loan, a $10-billion thrift with residential and commercial real estate lending operations throughout the U.S. He joined Fremont General Corporation in 1998 as General Manager for the firm's Syndicated Lending Group, and was later promoted to Chief Operating Officer.
Steve's experience also includes ten years with General Electric (GE) Capital, where he contributed to several key growth initiatives, including the firm's $2.5-billion acquisition of Gelco Corporation and the joint venture with Penske Truck Leasing. Steve later transitioned into commercial lending for GE Capital, where he served as a co-leader for risk management in the western United States.
Steve holds a bachelor's degree in accounting from Texas A&M University and is a Certified Public Accountant.