Coughlin joined Timken in 1984 in the company's steel operations, working on the original Faircrest Steel Plant project. He subsequently served as business development manager and held management positions in the company's European headquarters in Colmar, France, including vice president of industrial equipment, vice president of process industries and vice president of primary metals. He was named senior vice president of supply chain and Project O.N.E., during which time he led a multiyear initiative to streamline business processes and implement an enterprise resource planning system. Since 2010, he has been president of Process Industries and Supply Chain. Coughlin serves on the board of directors of the American Bearing Manufacturers Association and the Akron Canton Foodbank. He holds a bachelor's degree in metallurgical engineering from the University of Cincinnati and a master's degree in business administration from Case Western Reserve University.Kyle started his career at Timken in 2006 as vice president of manufacturing for the company's former Industrial Group. Subsequently, he was promoted to president of Mobile Industries, where he drove the transformation of the segment as well as managed global manufacturing operations. In 2010, Kyle's role was expanded to include the Aerospace and Defense segment, the position he held at the time of this appointment. Prior to joining Timken, he held a variety of management positions with Cooper Industries and then was vice president of operations for a division of Hubbell, Inc. until 2006. Kyle received a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Purdue University and a master's degree in management from Northwestern University's J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management. He currently is a member of the Board of Directors for United Way of Stark County.
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