First American Title names Thomas A. Klemens vice president and controller


September 12, 1985, SANTA ANA, CALIFORNIA

First American Title Insurance Company has named Thomas A. Klemens, 35, as vice president and controller effective September 17.

According to the announcement by D.P. Kennedy, president, Klemens has a background of eight years as a financial executive, has been a certified public accountant since 1975, and will be a valued addition to First American's executive staff.

Prior to joining First American Title, Klemens was senior vice president and chief financial officer of a major building and development company in Southern California. Earlier positions were as vice president and chief financial officer of a national real estate franchisor and as manager of financial reporting for a major diversified company. He received his bachelor of science degree in 1972 from California State Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo, where he majored in business administration/accounting. Subsequently he was with Price Waterhouse in Newport Beach, Calif.

Klemens is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, California Society of Certified Public Accountants and National Association of Accountants. Klemens resides with his wife, Barbara; and young son, Jeffrey, in San Juan Capistrano.

First American Title Insurance Company, principal subsidiary of The First American Financial Corporation, operates throughout the United States and in Guam, Puerto Rico and England.

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