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Kevin Wheeler KEVIN J. WHEELER

President and Chief Executive Officer, A. O. Smith Corporation

Director since 2020

Committee Assignments: Audit, Management Organization and Compensation

Experience

 

A. O. Smith Corporation, Milwaukee, WI

 

President and Chief Executive Officer

2018 – Present

President and Chief Operating Officer

2017 – 2018

Senior Vice President and General Manager, North America, India & Europe, Water Products Division

2011 – 2017

Senior Vice President and General Manager, U.S. Retail, Water Products Division

2007 – 2011

Vice President, International, Water Products Division

2004 – 2007

Managing Director, Veldhoven, Water Products Division

1999 – 2004

Regional Sales General Manager, Water Products Division

1994 – 1999

 

American Water Heater Company

 

Vice President Sales – West

1993 – 1994

 

Bradford White Corporation

 

Regional Sales Manager – Pacific Northwest

1988 – 1993

 

Hoyt Water Heater Company

 

1984 – 1988

Education

Advanced Management Program, Harvard Business School

2015

B.S., University of Nevada

1982

Public Boards

Director, Graco Inc.

2020 – Present

Director, A. O. Smith Corporation

2017 – Present

Organizations

Division Leadership Council, Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI)

At-large Director, Air-Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI)

Smart Regulation Policy Committee, Business Roundtable, Washington, DC

TEC Group, Milwaukee, WI