Schindler Elevator Corporation Appoints North American President

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Mr. John Kenner named to Schindler Elevator Corporation head post. Kenner in charge of the company’s business in the U.S. and will provide operational support for the Canadian segment.

John Kenner, President, North America, Schindler Elevator Corporation

“Mr. Kenner has the proven ability to build on our current successes and broaden our company’s scope of business with his vast experience,” says Schindler CEO Americas Jakob Zueger.

Schindler Elevator Corporation announces the appointment of Mr. John Kenner as its President, North America, responsible for the company’s business in the U.S. and will provide operational support for the Canadian business.

Kenner brings to Schindler substantial senior management experience with Baker Hughes Incorporated, an 11 billion-dollar-plus global oil field service company with operations in over 90 countries. Most recently he was the president of Centrilift, a major product group of Baker Hughes, which designs, manufactures and services electrical, submersible pumps for the energy industry. Previous positions at Baker Hughes include vice president of North America, vice president of Marketing and vice president of Technology.

“Mr. Kenner has the proven ability to build on our current successes and broaden our company’s scope of business with his vast experience,” says Schindler CEO Americas Jakob Zueger. “Under his leadership, we can look forward to continued success of Schindler’s thriving presence in North America.”

Kenner also worked for LTV Aerospace in systems reliability and design. He holds a B.S. degree in Aerospace Engineering from Texas A&M University, an M.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Texas and an M.B.A. from Southern Methodist University.

About Schindler Elevator Corporation
Schindler Elevator Corporation designs, manufactures, installs, services and modernizes a broad range of elevators, escalators and moving walks for almost every building type. The company is the North American operation of the Swiss-based Schindler Group, a leading global mobility provider, present in more than 140 countries. Schindler supports sustainable urban development with safe, reliable and ecologically sound mobility solutions. For additional information about Schindler Elevator Corporation, visit the company’s Web site at http://www.us.schindler.com.

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