People: Todd Karas named Chief Marketing Officer of Kimball Midwest
Kimball Midwest, a national industrial supplier based in Columbus, Ohio, that has a distribution center in Sparks, recently promoted veteran marketing leader Todd Karas to Chief Marketing Officer.
Karas joined Kimball Midwest in 2019 after more than a decade in sales and marketing at Cardinal Health, where he finished as director of marketing for an industry-leading product portfolio with more than $300 million in annual revenue, according to a June 16 press release.
“Learning the Kimball Midwest culture, our two-customer philosophy and gaining an understanding of our strategic vision have all been important factors for me to understand as we move towards building a world-class sales and marketing organization, so I am grateful for the onboarding I have received,” Karas said in a statement. “I have always been inspired by Kimball Midwest’s growth over the years. The future is bright for this company, and it’s an honor to be part of it.”
Karas is a 2003 graduate of the University of Dayton with a double major in entrepreneurship and finance. He will report to Vice President of Sales Patrick McCurdy and manage Marketing Services, Digital Marketing and Customer Development.
“We look forward to the value Todd and the marketing team will continue to add to our strategic goals and corporate vision to remain family owned and operated and double sales every five years,” President and CEO Pat McCurdy said in a statement.
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