Kawneer Appoints Ivan Rus to Lead Central Region Sales Team

Recently, Ivan Rus was appointed to the position of sales manager for the Central Region. In this role, Ivan, who began his career with Alcoa more than a decade ago, will lead the Central Region sales team as they work to further grow the company’s business in the region, which includes West Virginia, Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota and South Dakota.

In 2002, Ivan began working with Kawneer as the manager of our Cleveland service center, which experienced significant improvements in productivity and growth under his leadership.

He later joined the sales team as architectural sales representative for Ohio and, during his


tenure, grew this territory by leveraging customer relationships and loyalty to drive results. Prior to joining Alcoa, Ivan served as a plant manager for The Kennedy Group in Willoughby, Ohio and as a group leader for Stouffer’s® Foods/Nestlé® Frozen Foods.

“Ivan’s diverse background and track record of success made him the ideal candidate for this position. His extensive experience with Kawneer will further enhance his ability to lead his team as they cultivate business in the Central Region and help drive profitable growth,” said Colin Brosmer, director of sales, Kawneer North America.

Ivan will reside in the greater Cleveland, Ohio metropolitan area and enjoys spending time with his wife and three children. He holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from John Carroll University in University Heights, Ohio.