Thomas G. CromwellThomas G. Cromwell was appointed president-Kohler Engine business for Kohler Company April 3.
Cromwell will lead and manage the Kohler Engine business, including its operations in Kohler, Wis.; Hattiesburg, Miss.; Mexico; and China. He will be responsible for driving business improvement initiatives that optimize capacity, cost, quality and customer service. Cromwell will report to Dick Fotsch, president-Kohler Global Power Group.
In naming Cromwell, Fotsch said, “I am confident that the experience, capabilities and management style that Tom brings will be a great addition to our Kohler Engine Business. Throughout his career, he’s held diverse assignments that involved product launches, growth, reorganization and international business challenges, all of which he handled successfully and will provide great experience in his position as president here at Kohler.”
Cromwell joins Kohler after a successful career at Modine Manufacturing Co., in Racine, Wis. There, he last served as regional vice president-Americas, responsible for Modine’s OEM business operations. During his 18 years with the company, he also held a series of general management positions in Modine’s commercial products division, electronics cooling division, and heavy duty division.
Cromwell earned his bachelor’s degree in industrial technology management from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, and will complete his executive MBA from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in spring 2009.