Kohler Co. announced Sept. 25 that Tom Cromwell, president of Kohler Engines since 2009, has assumed responsibility for its worldwide power operations, reporting directly to David Kohler, president & chief operating officer.
As the new Group President – Power, Cromwell will provide strategic and operational leadership for the group’s engines and power systems businesses worldwide. He will be responsible for driving the growth and profitability of the Power Group businesses, consisting of Kohler Power Systems, SDMO Power Systems, UPSL, Kohler Engines and Lombardini.
Cromwell joined Kohler after a successful career at Modine Manufacturing Co., in Racine, Wis. During his 18 years there, he served as regional vice president – Americas and also held a series of general management positions in Modine’s commercial products division, electronics cooling division, and heavy-duty division. His experience included a three-year assignment overseas in Stuttgart, Germany, for Modine’s European automotive and heavy-duty equipment divisions.
Cromwell earned his bachelor’s degree in industrial technology management from the University of Wisconsin – Platteville and his executive MBA from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee.