Kaman Distribution Group, Bloomfield, Connecticut, has named Benjamin Mondics as chief executive officer. Littlejohn & Co. acquired Kaman Distribution Group earlier this year.
Mondics is a seasoned executive with a thirty-five-year track record of success in the industrial distribution industry. Mondics most recently served as President & CEO of ERIKS North America, a global distributor of gasket, hose, sealing, flow control, power transmission, industrial plastics, and maintenance products. Prior to ERIKS, Ben served as President of Kaydon Corporation, a subsidiary of SKF Group.
“Kaman Distribution Group is a leading industrial distribution platform, and I am excited to serve as its CEO,” said Mondics. “I was attracted to KDG’s national footprint, excellent reputation in the market, full product offering and service capabilities, longstanding customer and supplier relationships, and talented workforce of over 2,000 associates. With Littlejohn’s support, I am eager to accelerate KDG’s growth, both organically and via acquisition, and execute on a variety of operational improvement opportunities available to the Company.”