KOHLER – Brian Melka, a former
executive at Milwaukee-based Rexnord Corp., has been named
Kohler Engines vice president and will oversee its Americas
business, according to a company statement.
Melka has worked as vice president of global mining and product
management for Rexnord. He has also worked for Providence,
R.I.-based Textron Inc. Melka has a bachelor’s degree in finance
from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a master’s in
business administration from University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.
“Brian is a seasoned global business leader,” said Tom Cromwell,
Kohler Engines president. “His experience in a variety of key
leadership positions will support our business initiatives
Kohler Engines is a division of Kohler Co., which is a privately
held manufacturer of kitchen and bath products, engines and
power generation systems, cabinetry, tile and home interiors.