Kirby Risk Electrical Supply, Lafayette, Ind., announced that Frank Gardner, formerly with Siemens and Rockwell Automation, has joined the company as vice president of industrial sales. Kyle Krizan, who has been with Kirby Risk since 2004, is now vice president of marketing and contractor sales.
Gardner was regional manager, Northeast region, for Siemens Energy & Automation based out of the company's Boston offices, and before that spent 24 years with Rockwell Automation. He'll now be responsible for developing sales strategy for Kirby Risk's industrial and automation sales force as well as sales efforts of Kirby Risk Mechanical Solutions and Service.
Krizan began with the company as area sales manager for central and northern Illinois and most recently was director of contractor sales. He'll be developing and implementing sales strategies in the contractor market as well as overseeing the marketing organization for both industrial and contractor markets.