McDermott + Bull has successfully placed Kevin Kassa as Vice President of Operations at KICTeam, Inc. Kevin will be the hands-on business leader for the day-to-day operations of the organization and will serve as a trusted advisor to the Chief Executive Officer regarding overall business operation performance improvement initiatives in the areas of people, process, and tools.
Kevin is an experienced operations and lean manufacturing leader with a wide cross section of manufacturing, engineering, and management skill sets. He spent the early years of his career working at Ford Motor Company, where he started as a Manufacturing Engineer and a Product Design Engineer before moving into operations where he spent most of his career. His work experience includes time with Elmet Corporation, ConForm Automotive, Panolam Surface Systems, and most recently, Grover Gundrilling where he served as Director of Operations. He earned his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Cornell University and is Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certified.
KICTeam, Inc., headquartered in Auburn, ME, is a manufacturer of proprietary cleaning products for electronic devices. The company offers marketing and designing of disposable custom cleaning solutions to a diverse group of industries including banking, hospitality, retail, and logistics to reduce their maintenance and ownership costs. The company is backed by private equity sponsor Inverness Graham.