Charles Noski

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Charles Noski
BornAugust 23, 1952 (1952-08-23) (age 67)
OccupationRetired CFO of Bank of America
Board member ofMicrosoft and Booking Holdings

Charles H. Noski (born August 23, 1952 in Eureka, California[1]) retired from Bank of America, September 1, 2012 .[2]


In 1973, Noski earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from California State University, Northridge. In 1995, he returned to earn his master's degree in accounting while continuing to work full-time at Hughes Electronics. The university awarded him an honorary doctorate in 2007.[2][3]


In 1973, Noski began his career at accounting firm Haskins & Sells (now Deloitte & Touche) where he served for 17 years and was named partner in 1983. In 1990, he joined Hughes Electronics Corporation as corporate vice president and controller. In 1992, Hughes named him corporate senior vice president and chief financial officer, in 1996 he was elected vice chairman, and he later became the company’s president and chief operating officer.[2][3]

From 1999 to 2002, Noski was senior executive vice president and chief financial officer of AT&T Corporation. In February 2002, he was named vice chairman of the company's board of directors. From 2003 to 2005, Noski was at Northrop Grumman Corporation as corporate vice president and chief financial officer; he was a director at the company from 2002 to 2005.[2] [4] In 2010, he was named executive vice president and chief financial officer of Bank of America Corporation, and became vice chairman in 2011.

Noski has been a director of Air Products & Chemicals, Automatic Data Processing, AT&T Corp., Avery Dennison, Avon Products, Morgan Stanley, the National Association of Corporate Directors and Northrop Grumman [2]. He currently serves on the boards of directors of Microsoft [4] and Booking Holdings Inc .

Noski is Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Financial Accounting Foundation, and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Financial Executives International. He was appointed to Ernst & Young's Independent Audit Quality Committee in 2019, and is a past member of the FASB's Financial Accounting Standards Advisory Council and the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board's Standing Advisory Group.[4] In 2006, Mr. Noski was inducted into the inaugural class of the Financial Executives International Hall of Fame.


  1. ^ Heffes, Ellen M. (July 1, 2006). "Charles Noski". The Free Library.
  2. ^ a b c d e Rick Rothacker (August 10, 2012). "Bank of America vice chairman, former CFO, to retire in September". Reuters.
  3. ^ a b "CSUN to Bestow Honorary Degree on Business Leader, Alumnus Charles Noski". California State University, Northridge. May 1, 2007.
  4. ^ a b c "Charles H. Noski". Microsoft Corp. July 1, 2010.