NOVATO, Calif.–Kuhn Rikon USA has hired Chelsea Schlunt in the newly created position of managing director, expanding its management team as the company continues to grow its kitchen tools, pressure cookers and specialty cookware business. Schlunt reports to Rudy Keller, president of Kuhn Rikon USA.
“We’ve seen tremendous growth over the last few years, so we’re adding a managing director to increase our capabilities and to serve our customers in the best way possible. Chelsea’s extensive experience in the internet world will also help us increase our presence in this very fast-paced and important segment of our business,” Keller said.
Before joining Kuhn Rikon, Schlunt was director of sales for SLI Systems, a privately held Internet company that develops learning-based search and navigation for e-commerce sites. She has also served as director of business development for TheFind.com, a discovery shopping search engine; and sales manager for SHOP.com.