Avner joined Valmont® Industries in 2020 as executive vice president and chief financial officer. He is responsible for developing and implementing the company’s financial strategy. Avner oversees financial activities, including accounting and controllership, financial planning and analysis, tax, investor relations, internal audit and treasury. In addition, he leads the information technology function.

Prior to joining Valmont, Avner held several CFO positions for private equity-backed companies and spent more than 15 years in senior financial and operational roles in publicly traded manufacturing companies, including Ametek, Belden and TE Connectivity (formerly Tyco Electronics). Earlier in his career, he worked for Ernst & Young.

Avner has a proven track record of enhancing shareholder value, leveraging lean and technological advancements. His experience includes developing and deploying lean management systems and forecasting models to provide consistent, accurate and reliable information, supporting strategic decision making.

Avner received his BA in accounting/economics from Bar-Ilan University in Israel and is a certified public accountant.