Equipment & Technology

Eriez appoints new Chief Operating Officer

Eriez has appointed Jaisen Kohmuench to the newly created position of Chief Operating Officer (COO), where he will manage the company’s major operations, including Eriez-USA, Eriez Global Flotation and Eriez international businesses.

Eriez has appointed Jaisen Kohmuench to the newly created position of Chief Operating Officer (COO), where he will manage the company’s major operations, including Eriez-USA, Eriez Global Flotation and Eriez international businesses.

Kohmuench will continue to work closely with corporate executives and functional leaders to ensure Eriez’ sustained strategic growth.

Kohmuench has spent the entirety of his career with Eriez, joining the company in 2000 as a Process Engineer.

Over the past two decades, he has made significant contributions to Eriez, ascending in the organisation across multiple business areas and geographies. He most recently served as vice president-international, a position he held for three years before accepting this latest promotion to COO.

“From his earliest days in research and development, through his role managing the U.S. Flotation group and later in an overseas assignment as managing director for Eriez-Australia, Jaisen has distinguished himself as a talented leader with tremendous financial and operational acumen,” Eriez president and CEO Lukas Guenthardt said.

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“He has developed and directed immediate and long-term business plans and profitable growth initiatives across Eriez’ global magnetic, flotation and service operations sectors.”

Kohmuench is credited as an inventor on more than a dozen patents and has authored several technical papers for prominent scientific and technical journals.

“With Jaisen’s guidance and the support of his highly skilled worldwide team, Eriez is well-poised to successfully propel our business into the future,” Guenthardt said.

Eriez is a specialist in separation technologies, including magnetic separation, flotation, metal detection and material handling equipment. Headquartered in Erie, Pennsylvania, USA, Eriez designs, manufactures, and markets on six continents through 12 wholly owned international subsidiaries and its sales representative network.

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