Christina Keller named president of CK Technologies

Published: May 16, 2013 12:04 pm ET
Updated: May 16, 2013 12:05 pm ET

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Topics Automotive, Injection Molding

GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. — Christina Keller has been named president of CK Technologies, a unit of Cascade Engineering Inc. that specializes in molding for the commercial truck and bus sectors.

Keller will lead business strategy and operations at CKT’s four facilities in Mount Airy, N.C., Montpelier, Ohio, and Brownsville and Fort Worth, Texas, according to a news release from Grand Rapids-based Cascade Engineering.

The CK plants employ more than 500. Keller will report to Cascade Engineering President Mark Miller.

Most recently, Keller led Cascade’s Triple Quest business unit.

Keller holds a bachelor’s degree in international studies from Boston College and an MBA from Cornell University with a concentration in sustainable global enterprise. She has studied abroad in Switzerland, Costa Rica and Chile, and holds a Master Black Belt Certificate in Lean Six Sigma from Villanova University, as well as a Certificate in International Economics from American University.

Keller is the youngest daughter of Fred Keller, Cascade Engineering’s chairman and CEO.

“I am confident that Christina’s experience, leadership skills and desire to carry on our family values will assure the continued growth and prosperity of CK Technologies,” Fred Keller said in the news release.


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