John Kunz takes over Tenneco’s global tax function
John Kunz is currently vice president and treasurer of Tenneco. In this role, Kunz is responsible for the company’s treasury, insurance and investment activities including building and managing relationships with the banking community and rating agencies. He has now been given responsibility for the global tax function and his new title is VP, Treasurer and Tax.
Kunz joined Tenneco Automotive in 2004 from Great Lakes Chemical Corporation, where he rose through positions of increasing responsibility to become vice president and treasurer. In that capacity, he oversaw commercial and investment banking relationships; global cash management; capital structure analysis, rating agency relationships, benefit plan oversight; foreign exchange, interest rate and commodity risk management; and credit and collections.
Prior to joining Great Lakes in 1999, Kunz was director – corporate development at Weirton Steel Corporation, where he also held prior positions in capital planning, business development and financial analysis. He joined Weirton from KPMG Peat Marwick.
Kunz received a BA in accounting from the University of Notre Dame and an MBA in finance from Northwestern University.