Champion Elevator has named industry veteran Gary Kozlowski to the newly-created position of regional president of finance, overseeing the financial performance of the company and emphasizing its evolution into a customer-centric organization. Kozlowski will report to Donald Gelestino, Champion president and CEO.
“We are pleased to welcome Gary to our team, where he will make an immediate impact in providing leadership and full oversight of Champion Elevator’s financial and accounting operations,” Gelestino said. “He joins us at an ideal time as we are working on a finance transformation and other strategic initiatives to improve efficiency across the organization, underpinning our growth momentum.”
Over a 37-year career in the elevator industry, Kozlowski has led various operational improvement programs as chief financial officer, regional finance manager and other finance positions. Prior to joining Champion he served with Schindler, Thyssen Krupp and 32 years at Otis Elevator.