Richard G. Kyle named to Timken board of directors
Mr. Kyle, who was appointed chief operating officer in September 2013, currently oversees all aspects of the Timken bearings and power transmission business including the aerospace, process and mobile industries segments.
Mr. Kyle began his career at Timken in 2006 as vice president of manufacturing and was named president of the aerospace and mobile industries segments in 2008. In 2012, he was named group president of Timken, responsible for the aerospace and steel segments as well as the engineering and technology organization.
Prior to Timken, Mr. Kyle held management positions with Cooper Industries and later was named vice president of operations for a division of Hubbell, Inc.
Mr. Kyle received a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Purdue University and earned a master of business administration degree in management from Northwestern University's Kellogg Graduate School of Management. He also serves on the board of directors of the United Way of Greater Stark County. ■