Kennametal Inc. announced on Thursday that it has hired Sanjay Chowbey as president of its metal cutting division, which is effective June 14. Prior to Kennametal, Chowbey was president of services and solutions at Flowserve.
“Sanjay brings more than 20 years of experience in P&L roles for global industrial companies, like Flowserve and Danaher, making him well suited to continue the advancement of our Metal Cutting strategic initiatives,” said Kennametal CEO and President Christopher Rossi. “Sanjay will play a critical role in the ongoing transformation of the Metal Cutting business and execution of the current strategy. His considerable experience in sales, marketing and operations makes him the ideal person to lead the business as we work to leverage our newly modernized manufacturing processes to drive growth, share gain and improved financial performance throughout the economic cycle.”
Chowbey will be a member of the company’s executive leadership team and will report directly to Rossi.