Kolbe Windows & Doors proudly announces the promotion of Bryan Kujawa to the esteemed position of vice president of sales. This strategic move follows the retirement of Bob Kasten, marking a new era in leadership for the renowned company.
In a significant development for Kolbe Windows & Doors, Bryan Kujawa has been promoted to the role of vice president of sales, succeeding the accomplished Bob Kasten, who retired on December 31, 2023, after an impressive 25-year tenure with the company, including 22 years as vice president of sales.
As the newly appointed vice president of sales, Kujawa assumes the responsibility of leading both the sales and customer support teams. His mandate includes steering revenue growth initiatives and aligning strategies with Kolbe’s overarching mission. Expressing his enthusiasm for the role, Kujawa stated, ‘I’m thrilled to be serving Kolbe and our customers in an even greater capacity. I’m honored to lead our talented team members in sales and customer support, and I look forward to building strong relationships and expanding our presence in this ever-changing market.’
Kujawa brings a wealth of experience to his new role, having been with Kolbe since 1991. His journey started in the manufacturing plant in Wausau, Wisconsin, where he gained hands-on experience in window and door production. Progressing through various roles, including estimator and supervisor in the customer support department, Kujawa’s extensive product knowledge led him to the sales team. Over the years, he held multiple positions in various locations across North America, eventually being appointed as director of sales in 2016.
Jeff DeLonay, Kolbe’s president, commended Kujawa, stating, ‘Bryan interacts not only with our entire inside and outside sales team but also with our customer distribution base across the United States and Canada. The expansive industry insights and diverse management skills he has gained over the years make him the perfect candidate to uphold the Kolbe vision and brand name.’
This strategic promotion underscores Kolbe’s commitment to fostering talent from within and ensuring a seamless transition in leadership. Kujawa’s deep-rooted understanding of the company’s operations and his proven track record position him as a valuable asset to Kolbe’s future growth and success.
Source: Kolbe Windows & Doors with additional information added by Apazone