Haviland Hires Matt Osterhaven as VP of Finance

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Haviland Enterprises, Inc., manufacturer and distributor of specialty and commodity chemistry, announced that Matt Osterhaven joined its senior leadership team as vice president of finance. Osterhaven assumes the role previously held by Meg Post, who was promoted to president in 2021.

In his role, Osterhaven will report to Post while overseeing the company’s financial operations, including accounting and reporting, financial planning and analysis, risk management and IT.

Haviland welcomes Osterhaven during a time of significant growth for the employee-owned enterprise. On top of record sales in 2021, Haviland has been expanding its manufacturing capabilities and has increased its workforce substantially in recent years.

“Matt brings over 15 years of financial experience and leadership,” says Post. “His knowledge and experience will play a pivotal role in continuing Haviland’s development, including process improvement, business analysis and strategic planning.”

“I’m thrilled to join Haviland during this pivotal time of growth and development for the company,” says Osterhaven. “I look forward to working cross-functionally to execute the company’s strategic plans and building shareholder value for Haviland’s employee-owners.”

Previously, Osterhaven was corporate controller for Knape & Vogt Manufacturing Company in Grand Rapids. He was responsible for K&V’s North American accounting department, overseeing cash management, forecasting, reporting and business analysis. Prior to that, he served as a senior manager in Crowe LLP’s audit practice and worked in internal audit at Meijer.

A trained CPA, Osterhaven graduated from Michigan State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Finance and Master of Science in Accounting.

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