Soft Tech is pleased to announce the appointment of Bob Koegler who will be joining the senior leadership team as Global Operations Manager, based out of the US.
Bob has over 35 years’ experience in the commercial construction industry. His most recent role saw him serving as South-eastern Service Centre Manager for Assa Abloy. His time there was focused on improving operations and enhancing customer satisfaction.
Prior to working with Assa Abloy, Bob spent most of his 34-year career with Kawneer Company, Inc based out of North America. During his time with Kawneer, Bob moved through various roles ranging from customer service to manufacturing management as Service Centre Manager, Production Manager, Plant Manager and General Manager. He also served as Location Manager for the company’s Visalis, CA facility twice, holding Team Lead roles as Director of Window Manufacturing and Director of Service Centres during this time. In 2011, Bob returned to the company’s corporate headquarters as Manager Commercial Technology, leading the upgrade of Kawneer’s ERP and the KawneerDirect expansion project. During this time, Bob worked closely with Soft Tech’s dedicated project team in successfully expanding the functionality of KawneerDirect, the company’s B2B e-Commerce site.
“I joined Soft Tech for several key reasons. First and foremost, the people around the organization. I appreciate the wide diversity of the team and have always been intrigued by the creativity and innovation of the Soft Tech team. Second, the values that drive the organization align well with my management style. And finally, having experienced some of the challenges of the Kawneer project, I felt I could add value to the organization and would enjoy helping the team succeed,” says Bob.
Bob will be overseeing Soft Tech’s Operations in the Support & Training and Implementation teams based out of India, Europe, Australia, New Zealand and the United States.
“We are ecstatic to have Bob Koegler join the Soft Tech team. His industry knowledge and leadership experience come as a huge asset to us and our customers, as we continue to innovate the fenestration industry through great solutions,” says Tyron Ball, Soft Tech’s co-CEO.
For more information on Soft Tech’s software solutions for the fenestration industry, visit www.softtech.com
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