Jan Kees van Gaalen , vice president and CFO at Kennametal Inc. (NYSE: KMT), Pittsburgh, PA, will retire from the company in September 2018.
"Jan Kees has served the company well as CFO since 2015," said President and CEO Christopher Rossi. "He was instrumental in helping improve the company's cost structure and driving the current strategy of simplification, growth and modernization while providing focus on strong operating cashflows, a conservative balance sheet and investment grade ratings."
Van Gaalen joined the company in September 2015, and has served as vice president and chief financial officer since that time. The company has engaged an external firm to assist in the search for a successor candidate.