Roy W. Templin was named executive vice president and chief financial officer, as well a member of the Whirlpool Executive Committee, effective September, 2004. Prior to joining Whirlpool Corporation in July 2003 as corporate vice president and controller, Templin was vice president of finance and chief accounting officer for Kimball International, Inc. He also held the positions of vice president and corporate controller, and assistant corporate controller. Before joining Kimball, Templin worked for Cummins Engine Company in Columbus, Indiana, and held numerous leadership positions including director, corporate accounting and director, corporate finance. Earlier in his career, Templin held positions at NCR Corporation in Dayton, Ohio, and Price Waterhouse in Indianapolis, Indianapolis. Templin holds a bachelor's degree in accounting from Indiana University in Bloomington. He is a certified public accountant and a certified management accountant.