Kinetico Appoints New Chief Marketing Officer

Sept. 11, 2009
Toby Thomas has more than 24 years of experience

Kinetico, Inc., a manufacturer of water treatment systems based in Ohio, announces the appointment of Toby Thomas as chief marketing officer. Thomas comes from Monitor Group, a global growth and strategy advisory firm in Cambridge, Mass., and brings with him more than 24 years of practical experience addressing the most difficult marketing, branding and sales challenges, developing breakthrough growth programs and creating robust commercial strategies. The appointment reflects Kinetico’s commitment to its global marketing initiatives.

Thomas has driven growth for leading companies, large and small, in an array of industries including technology, industrial, life sciences, consumer products, financial and business services. Responsible for Kinetico’s marketing, product management, business development and customer interface, his practical expertise in bringing products and services to market along with his engineering background will benefit the company as it strives to grow the core business, introduce innovative new products and exceed financial goals.

“Toby’s track record in bringing marketing insight full circle with products and services that drive value, growth and increased customer activation will serve Kinetico well,” said Shamus M. Hurley, Kinetico’s president and chief executive officer. “The combination of Toby’s marketing skill and Kinetico’s deep intellectual capital in the water treatment arena is a powerful and competitive advantage for our stakeholders.”

With a master’s degree in business administration from the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration, Thomas also holds a bachelor of science with honors in chemical engineering from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ont., Canada. He has lived in many regions of the world and has recently relocated to the Cleveland area.

“I am very excited to be a part of the Kinetico team,” Thomas said. “The changing dynamics and fundamentals of the water market create new and attractive opportunities for Kinetico. I look forward to working with our partners to create even more valuable products and services for our customers and drive future growth.”

Source: Kinetico, Inc.