Thomas Brooks Brings Private Equity and Public Sector Experience to Manufacturer

Thomas Brooks

Kitchen Brains, a FEDA manufacturer member that produces a range of high-quality kitchen controls, timers and sensors, has appointed Thomas Brooks as Chief Revenue Officer.

Brooks brings more than two decades of experience across private equity and public sector businesses. Most recently he served as head of global business for ASSA Abloy’s Self-Storage Business Area, where he was responsible for leading the strategic direction of the fast-growing business area, including geographic expansion, platform migration to enterprise solutions, and innovation of industry-leading new technologies.

“Kitchen Brains’ strategic aspirations and focus on transforming the middle of the house are incredibly well aligned to the successes Thomas has delivered in his recent career endeavors,” said Christian Koether, Kitchen Brains CEO. “Thomas has demonstrated exceptional success in leading business transformation and accelerating growth. We are excited to welcome Thomas into Kitchen Brains as our first-ever CRO, supporting our commitment to delivering scalable growth and commercial kitchen intelligence.”

“Kitchen Brains offers an unmatched commitment to innovation of commercial kitchen controls and driving the future of digitization of the middle of the house,” Brooks said. “The company’s culture of excellence, teamwork and commercial kitchen focus presents an unparalleled opportunity to apply my experience to advance Kitchen Brains’ aspirations and positive influence on the technological transformation of the middle of the kitchen.”