Michael Ryan - US
Vice President & Chief Accounting Officer
Empowering people to take ownership and always do business the right way is fundamental to driving the importance and reliability of our financial statements.
As Vice President & Chief Accounting Officer, Mike is committed to ensuring Otis operates with the highest integrity and ethical values. He leads a global team that oversees the company’s strategic accounting operations, financial statements and cost control systems. Together, they are responsible for interpreting, implementing and reporting new accounting standards using the latest technologies and data solutions to ensure regulatory compliance with Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) reporting practices. Mike also collaborates closely with our Chief Financial Officer and senior management team to develop financial strategies.
With nearly three decades of finance experience supporting governance and compliance, mergers and acquisitions, finance transformations and business partnerships, Mike most recently served as Vice President and Assistant Controller at United Technologies Corporation (UTC), Otis’ former parent company. During his 20 years with UTC, he held roles of increasing responsibility in several commercial and aerospace business segments. He began his career working in public accounting for DeJoy, Knauf & Blood, LLP.
Mike holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Ithaca College. He is a Certified Public Accountant.