The Kohler Co. board of directors has elected David Kohler executive vice president of Kohler Co., a corporate officer responsible for the company’s Kitchen & Bath Group and Technical Services, effective May 1.

President of the Kitchen & Bath Group since 1999, David Kohler reports to Herbert V. Kohler, Jr., chairman, CEO and president of Kohler Co.

In announcing David Kohler’s new role as executive vice president, Herb Kohler said David will be responsible for developing global business strategies, ensuring that each of the sectors and businesses in the Kitchen & Bath Group are maintained at the leading edge of their industries. Within Technical Services, David will assure the support of operations, information technology development, and procurement and architectural requirements throughout the global corporation.

Kohler has served as president-Kitchen & Bath Group since 1999, guiding its portfolio of businesses to significant global expansion, while strengthening its leadership in design and technology as the world’s premier full-line manufacturer of kitchen and bath products.

He was elected to the Kohler Co. board of directors in 1999 and also serves on the boards of both Interface Inc., headquartered in Atlanta, GA, and International de Cerámica S.A.B. de C.V., headquartered in Chihuahua, Mexico.