Ken Parks is Mylan’s chief financial officer and is responsible for all of the company’s global finance functions, including accounting and control, financial planning and analysis, investor relations, treasury and tax.
He also leads Mylan’s Global Integrated Services organization, which centralizes the management of transaction-intensive Finance, Human Relations, IT and other activities to drive scale, efficiency and consistency. In addition, he heads up Global Data and Strategic Analytics, which provides actionable insights to the company’s leaders as well as analytics solutions to the broader business.
Parks joined Mylan in June 2016 from WESCO International, a leading provider of electrical, industrial and communication products, where he led all aspects of the finance function.
Prior to WESCO, Parks spent the majority of his career at United Technologies Corporation (UTC) in a variety of U.S. and international finance roles. He most recently served as the company’s vice president, Finance, for its $7 billion UTC Fire & Security division. Prior to that, he led UTC’s Investor Relations function.
In addition, Parks also held several roles at UTC's $10 billion Carrier Corporation division, including director, Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A), and vice president of Operations Finance. He spent four years in Paris as Controller and then as director, FP&A, for Carrier's European, Middle East and Africa operations. Parks spent his early years at UTC in auditing, financial reporting and controllership.
He began his career at the accounting firm Coopers & Lybrand, where he became a certified public accountant.
Parks earned a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from University of Tulsa.