Director of Engineering, Kohler Co. (WI)
Term Expires: December 31, 2024
Chair: AWE Corporate Advisory Council
Lowell Lampen has worked in engineering and product development leadership roles throughout his career with over 20 years of experience in the automotive industry from OEM and supplier perspectives, and the past 13 years in the plumbing industry with Kohler Company. For 12 of the years with Kohler, he served as Director of Engineering for Kohler’s Sanitary Products within the Americas. Most recently, he leads Kohler’s Strategic Technology Partnerships for the Kitchen & Bath Group. Throughout his tenure at Kohler, he has gained experience in the design and development of kitchen & bathroom fixtures and the many challenges which surround them. Further, he has a passion for the reducing our environmental impact and improving water sustainability.
Beyond Kohler, he currently serves as Co-Chair of PMI’s Advocacy/Government Affairs Committee, a role he had held for the past 3 years. He has also served in leadership capacities on boards of two religious institutions.
Mr. Lampen earned an M.S. from Texas A&M University in the Industrial Engineering Department (human factors engineering specialization) and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago (financial management specialization). He did his undergraduate work at the University of Michigan in the areas of psychology and science.