Sunnen Promotes Chris Miltenberger to CEO

Aug 25, 2021

Sunnen Products Company has promoted F. Christopher Miltenberger to the additional role of CEO, the company announced.

Miltenberger joined Sunnen as president/COO in 2015 with operations, engineering and business development experience. During his tenure he has been instrumental in Sunnen’s transformation of global operations, as well as improving customer contact management and relationship development, the company said.

Prior to joining Sunnen, Miltenberger held positions with PlayPower, Inc., NN, Inc., Aftermarket Technology Corporation and Delphi.  He holds Bachelor of Science degrees from Ball State University in Operations Management and Purdue University in Mechanical Engineering Technology, as well as an MBA from Michigan State University.

“Chris has demonstrated over his six years with Sunnen that he is very capable of leading this organization,” said Sunnen Chairman Matthew Sunnen Kreider. “During the last 18 months of Covid challenges, Chris has become the face of Sunnen to our customers, business partners and employees, leading us through these turbulent times.”

“I am truly honored by the faith and trust put in me by the Sunnen family and our board,” said Miltenberger. I am committed to building on Sunnen’s leadership in bore creation and finishing, as well as expanding Sunnen’s footprint as a world class manufacturing partner with our customers. I am fortunate to be leading an already strong team both in St. Louis and around the globe.”