Sundyne appoints VP of product line management

Khaled (Kal) Al-Labadi has joined Sundyne as vice president of product line management.

Khaled (Kal) Al-Labadi.
Khaled (Kal) Al-Labadi.

In this role, Al-Labadi will lead Sundyne’s product line managers to accelerate the company’s next phase of growth.

Al-Labadi comes to Sundyne from Cognex Corporation, where he served as director of product marketing for their Electronics Solutions business. Prior to Cognex, he held several sales and marketing leadership roles for Fortive Corp's (formerly Danaher) fluid sensing and motion control businesses. He has also held several operations leadership roles at Eaton’s Power Transmission and Distribution businesses.

During his career, Al-Labadi has developed expertise in product & market development, business transformation, operations & supply chain management and lean/Six Sigma. He has an MBA from the University of Connecticut and a BS in Mechanical Engineering from The Ohio State University and has completed a number of educational programs at Harvard Business School.

“As the global energy transition accelerates, many of the evolving market requirements map perfectly to Sundyne’s core strengths,” said Al-Labadi. “I look forward to working with my colleagues to ensure that our resources are properly aligned to capitalize on current and emerging opportunities.”

Al-Labadi will work from Sundyne’s global headquarters in Arvada, Colorado, USA and report directly to Sundyne’s CEO Mary Zappone.

“Sundyne’s products are well respected in their core markets, and many of our long-standing customers in the energy, chemical, industrial and renewable sectors are embracing innovation at an increasing rate,” said Zappone. “Kal brings an important skill set to our product teams that will help us accelerate growth and meet the evolving needs of our customers.”