Sr. VP of Engineering & Global Product Management / Kinze Manufacturing, Inc.
Todd Kniffen has over 35 years of engineering management, manufacturing, and global customer-focused product development experience. He is currently the Senior Vice President of Engineering and Global Product Management at Kinze Manufacturing. Todd previously served as the Vice President of Engineering for the Viking Range Appliance Corporation.
Prior to employment at Viking, Todd was the Director of Whirlpool’s North American Refrigeration Engineering Product Development Center and Maytag’s Global Refrigeration Director. While at Maytag, he and his team developed the highly innovative French door with pull out drawer bottom mount configuration residential refrigerator.
Todd holds a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering from South Dakota State University.