Cincinnati Inc. Appoints Sales, Marketing, Service VP

Rakesh Kumar has over 20 years of experience in the metal fabrication industry.

Cincinnati Inc. (CI), laser cutting and automation provider, has named Rakesh Kumar Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Service. A metal fabrication industry veteran, Mr. Kumar comes to CI from Amada, where he spent more than 20 years in engineering, manufacturing, production control, solution center management and sales.

Mr. Kumar’s appointment continues the company’s expansion of its sales and service teams to provide a high level of brand experience as it enters new markets and increases its presence in established markets.

“Rakesh is known throughout the fabrication industry and his wealth of experience brings a unique perspective to our customer relations,” says Cary Chen, President and CEO. “He is a hands-on person who understands that the right solution can have a huge impact on a shop’s operations.”

“This is a great opportunity to bring my knowledge and approach to a company with a great history, as well as a great future,” says Mr. Kumar. “There is a lot of excitement around the additive initiative, and CI still provides some of the best press brakes and lasers in the industry.”

Cincinnati Inc. is the maker of the BAAM (Big Area Additive Manufacturing) and SAAM (Small Area Additive Manufacturing) systems.

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