Polaris Inc. announced Jan. 11 Executive Vice President (EVP) of Global Operations and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Ken Pucel has announced his intention to retire in April, following a  9-year career with Polaris. Pucel will transition into a strategic advisor role until he officially retires in April 2024.

Pucel joined Polaris in 2014 as EVP of Operations, Engineering, and Lean, and was named CTO in 2022. During his tenure, he was responsible for the global growth and expansion of the Company's operations. Pucel oversaw the Company's efforts to enhance its Lean capabilities, refine its supplier and logistics operations and invest in its safety, quality and operational processes.

Polaris' Vice President of Off Road Engineering Tony Kinsman has been appointed CTO, in addition to his current responsibilities. In this expanded role, Kinsman will oversee the continued advancement of Polaris' central engineering capabilities and technology development, while driving increased integration between Polaris' engineering teams.

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