The leadership team of Baldwin Technology Company Inc. has appointed Joe Kline as its new President and CEO. Baldwin is a leading global manufacturer of innovative process-automation technology for the printing, packaging and converting industries.
Acting CEO Kyle Chapman will continue as Baldwin’s Chairman, and devote greater focus to BW Forsyth Partners’ rapidly expanding portfolio.
“After a rigorous search and vetting process, it became apparent that Joe is a perfect fit, with the vision and flexibility to lead Baldwin” said Chapman. “Joe is a seasoned leader who is highly people-focused—which fits perfectly into both our corporate culture, and into building longterm positive relationships with customers.”
Prior to joining Baldwin, Kline served as the president of a division in Eaton’s electrical sector. In addition, his previous experience includes commercial leadership roles at Eaton, Duke Manufacturing and Emerson. He holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Ohio University and a Master of Business Administration in international business from Saint Louis University.
When asked about what attracted him to Baldwin, Kline remarked: “Baldwin has an impressive and growing collection of connected technologies under one roof, and I’m excited to partner with our global organization to bring these comprehensive solutions to our global markets and customers. I look forward to engaging with our customers around the world to strengthen our product and service capabilities, and to build upon Baldwin’s rich heritage of delivering product and service solutions that help our customers improve their operations.”