MINNEAPOLIS — Kannegiesser ETECH reports that Tony Schult took over operations effective Feb. 1, becoming executive vice president.
“Tony Schult has a unique combination of skills, experiences, and vision for the future that make him uniquely qualified to join the leadership team at Kannegiesser ETECH,” says Phil Hart, president and CEO.
For 17 years, Schult has worked in many areas of Kannegiesser ETECH, which gives him a well-rounded wealth of experience moving into this new role, the company says.
He pioneered the development of the company’s Systems Performance Team, which is designed to provide the best service to customers. The company says he also played a vital role in merging and designing the company structure of the E-Tech and Kannegiesser teams when the two companies came together four years ago.
Schult comes into this new role with a focus on providing the very best solutions and services to the industry.
“I look forward to this opportunity working alongside our leadership team and everyone else at Kannegiesser ETECH to help streamline operations to provide the very best products, services and solutions for our customers,” says Schult.
“As our industry continues to evolve, our company will grow and evolve with it to meet the needs of our customers,” says Hart. “This will give opportunities for internal growth and career advancement within the company. Our Core Values continue to drive our strategic vision and our decision-making.”
Joe Schult, currently Kannegiesser ETECH’s COO, will continue to work with Schult and the North American leadership team and as an advisor for the business.
"I’m very excited for Tony,” he says. “He is a great leader and will do great in this new position.
“I’m also excited to move into an advisory role with the company. This will open up opportunities for advancement and will put Kannegiesser ETECH in a great position moving into the future. My new role will allow me to use my 30 years of experience to provide focused help and support where needed.”
“It is a privilege to work with Tony, Joe, and all of the almost 1,800 colleagues within the global Kannegiesser organization,” shares Hart. “We are proud of what we have accomplished together with our customers and industry partners thus far and are optimistic for the future of the textile services business.”