Patrick Watson is vice president and chief financial officer of Kennametal Inc. In this role, Pat leads the company’s finance, treasury, accounting, investor relations, information technology and global sourcing functions.
Patrick joined Kennametal in 2004. Prior to his current role, he served as vice president global supply chain and logistics. Watson’s tenure at Kennametal also includes serving as finance lead for both business segments and the EMEA region as well as M&A and supply chain roles. Prior to Kennametal, he held financial and supply chain roles at Allegheny Energy, Inc. and Eckerd Corporation.
Patrick holds a bachelor's degree in business economics from the University of Pittsburgh and Master of Business Administration from the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University.