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Ron Krisanda

Ronald M. Krisanda


Mr. Ronald M. Krisanda is the Former President and Chief Operating Officer at Milacron Holdings Corporation.  Prior to that he was Chief Operating Officer and President of the Mold-Masters business and leader of the integration of Mold-Masters into Milacron post the acquisition in May 2013.  Mr. Krisanda is skilled at driving significant operational improvement programs, leading and positioning companies for growth and market share gains and enhancing shareholder value.  As a corporate officer he was part of the team that was responsible for a successful IPO in June 2015 on the NYSE.

Mr. Krisanda served as the Chief Operating Officer of Edwards Group Limited from January 2009 through November 2012, and led the Operations, Supply Chain, Engineering and Technology organizations, and was responsible for its extensive restructuring program that more than doubled the EBITDA performance of the business.  This turn around led to an IPO on the NASDAQ in May of 2012, and an eventual trade sale to Atlas Copoco.

From 2002 to 2008, Mr. Krisanda held senior management positions with Tyco International, including President of $3.5B Tyco Fire & Security Europe, Middle East and Africa, President of Tyco Safety Products and Vice President of Operations for Tyco Plastics.  Prior to Tyco, he was Senior Vice President of Operations of Multilink Technology Corp. from November 2000 to 2002, and Vice President Asia Operations for Motorola’s Broadband Communication Sector (the successor by acquisition of General Instrument Corporation), based out of Taiwan from 1997 to 2000.

Mr Krisanda started his career at the Ford Motor Company in 1984 and worked in both the Electronics Division and the Climate Control Division holding a variety of engineering, operations and supply chain leadership positions.  He is a skilled international business leader experienced with both Private Equity owned and publicly held companies, and  received a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Clarkson University and a Master of Science degree in Manufacturing Systems Engineering from Lehigh University. He currently serves on the Board of Advisors for Watermill Group portfolio company, Quality Metalcraft, Inc.