Former Rexnord Corp. executive Brian Melka has been named Kohler Engines vice president

Author: Amy Volk | Posted: 12/17/2013

Former Rexnord Corp. executive Brian Melka has been named Kohler Engines vice president overseeing its Americas business, according to a Monday press release. 

Melka previously worked as vice president of global mining and product management for Milwaukee-based Rexnord, according to his LinkedIn profile. He has also worked for Textron Inc., Providence, R.I. He holds 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 Kohler Engines president Tom Cromwell. “His experience in a variety of key leadership positions will support our business initiatives moving forward.” 
Kohler Engines is a division of Kohler-based Kohler Co., a privately held manufacturer of kitchen and bath products, engines and power generation systems, cabinetry, tile and home interiors.