As Vice President of Marketing - Industrial at Kennametal, Colleen directs a staff of over 55 professional employees around the globe. Colleen functions as the overall marketing leader for a business unit, which is comprised of: Product Management, Marketing Communications, Pricing, and Regional Deployment of Products and Programs.
Colleen’s exceptional accomplishments with Kennametal include while Vice President of Energy tripling the cladding business in less than three years; integrating two major acquisitions into the global Kennametal business, establishing and leading a regional marketing team in Europe responsible for executing downstream marketing programs and with sales teams in all regions and achieving greater than 40% of the organization’s revenues coming from new products for the past 6 consecutive years. As a respected and successful leader in a global manufacturing organization, Colleen makes time to mentor female employees in the Kennametal organization. Additionally Colleen was a recipient of the 2013 Woman in Manufacturing STEP Award presented by the Society of Manufacturing Engineers and The Manufacturing Institute.
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