Rachid Kaina has joined Tuthill Vacuum & Blower Systems as vice president of visionary courage. In this role, Kaina will oversee business development including all marketing and new product development efforts.
Kaina comes to Tuthill from Danfoss LLC in Arkadelphia, AR, where he worked as global platform director since 2011. His career also encompasses marketing and engineering roles at DunAn Microstaq, American Standard, and Emerson Electric.
“We are pleased to have found Rachid in our search to fill this critical role,” said Steve Westfall, president Tuthill Vacuum & Blower Systems. “His experience and proven results will greatly enhance our new product development roadmap with a lasting effect on future growth.”
Kaina holds a MBA from Booth School of Business, University of Chicago, a Ph.D. in Engineering (Acoustics and Vibration) from Florida Atlantic University, an M.S. in Engineering from Ecole Centrale Paris, Paris, France, and a B.S. in Advanced Mathematics and Physics from Lycee Georges Clemenceau, Nantes, France.
Tuthill Vacuum & Blower Systems, manufacturer of KINNEY® vacuum pumps and M-D Pneumatics™ blowers and vacuum boosters, is a leader in the design and manufacture of high performance, reliable positive displacement blowers, mechanical vacuum pumps, vacuum boosters and engineered systems ready to install and run. Since 1969, Tuthill Vacuum & Blower Systems has been manufacturing at its main facility located in Springfield, Missouri.
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