J. Chris Freeders

Senior Vice President, Finance and Controller

Chris Freeders is Oshkosh Corporation’s senior vice president, finance and controller, a position he has held since 2017. Mr. Freeders is responsible for accurate financial statements and effective internal control, compliance with global tax laws and financial planning and analysis. 

Since joining the Company in 2005, Mr. Freeders has held various positions in finance including vice president, finance and assistant controller, senior director of financial reporting and director of financial reporting. Prior to joining Oshkosh, Mr. Freeders worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers from 1992 to 2005, where he became audit senior manager, responsible for coordinating audits of private and public companies. 

Mr. Freeders has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. He received his certified public accountant certification in 1994.