William T. McLain is senior vice president and chief financial officer for Eastman. McLain is responsible for the company’s financial, corporate development and information technology organizations.
He joined Eastman in 2000 and has served in several high-level finance and accounting roles throughout the organization in the U.S., Asia and Europe. Most recently, McLain served as vice president of finance, working with business teams on strategic planning and portfolio optimization. He previously served as corporate controller, treasurer and director of finance for Asia Pacific. He was named to his current position in 2020.
Prior to joining Eastman, McLain gained significant domestic and international business experience as well as a strong background in finance and accounting at the public accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers.
A native of Kingsport, Tennessee, McLain has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Appalachian State University and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
McLain and his wife live in Kingsport with their six children. His personal interests include youth sports and traveling.