KONE Appoints Brian Kryzaniak, Escalator Unit Director With over 18 years of manufacturing experience, Kryzaniak will be a member of the KONE Americas Leadership team.
LISLE, Ill. August 8, 2016 – KONE has appointed Brian Kryzaniak as escalator unit director in the company’s Coal Valley, Ill. operation, effective Aug. 1. In this role, he will be focused on execution of global strategy and operational excellence to include performance improvement, fostering the utilization of Lean Six Sigma principles and leading the implementation of supply excellence operations.
Kryzaniak will be located at KONE’s Coal Valley facility, and will have a dual reporting structure to Luca Galbiati, senior vice president, global manufacturing network and supply; and to Larry Wash, executive vice president of KONE Americas, as part of the KONE Americas Leadership Team.
Kryzaniak comes to KONE from Caterpillar, Inc. where he held a variety of management roles focused on providing operational oversight, improving safety and reducing costs. He holds a bachelor’s degree in manufacturing engineering design technology from Bradley University.
“Throughout his career, Brian has demonstrated a proven track record of improving essential business operations and supply chain efficiency,” said Wash. “We’re excited to welcome Brian to the organization as his addition demonstrates our commitment to KONE’s reputation as an innovative industry leader.”
For further information, please contact: Patrick O'Connell, Director, Marketing and Communications, KONE, tel. +1 630 955 4205