Rosenbauer America appoints Kreikemeier as Chairman and CEO


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Rob Kreikemeier has appointed to the position of Chairman and CEO of Rosenbauer America, effective immediately. He succeeds John Slawson who has now left the company.

Kreikemeier has worked in the fire industry for decades, with over 50 years of manufacturing and operations experience, including founding R.K. Aerials in 1988, and later joining Rosenbauer in 2000.

The appointment is based on his extensive experience in operations execution, manufacturing, and consistent leadership which will help position Rosenbauer America for continued growth.

Dawn Osborn will be appointed as CEO/President of Rosenbauer Aerials. Mark Fusco, VP of Sales, and Marketing has been added to the Rosenbauer America management board.

The Rosenbauer America Management Board is now made up of:

  • Brian Kueter, CPA Chief Financial Officer
  • Randy Brummel, GM/VP Motors & Supply Chain
  • Scott Oyen, CEO/President of Rosenbauer South Dakota
  • Dawn Osborn, CEO/President of Rosenbauer Aerials
  • Thomas Ruschitzka, Senior VP, North & Middle America, Rosenbauer International
  • Mark Fusco, VP of Sales & Marketing
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