Ron Kyslinger

Executive Advisor

Joined Thomas H. Lee Partners in 2019.

Mr. Kyslinger is an executive advisor to Thomas H. Lee Partners.  He brings nearly thirty years of operations, manufacturing and engineering experience with a consistent record of success in all sectors of engineering and operations.  Mr. Kyslinger has provided leadership in a number of different roles including SVP and VP of engineering and operations as well as executive director, general manager of manufacturing, and global director of strategy and has demonstrated success in leading organizations to increased profitability while maintaining focus on customer expectations and quality.  Mr. Kyslinger has experience as both the customer and the supplier of automated equipment and processes and can provide insight from both perspectives.

Prior to joining Thomas H. Lee Partners, Mr. Kyslinger was an independent industry consultant.  Prior to that, he was the SVP of fulfillment engineering and global officer of Walmart, where he implemented innovative strategies to improve efficiency in their e-commerce network and increased automation at the fulfillment centers while designing the fulfillment centers of the future for sortable, non-sortable and grocery.  Mr. Kyslinger was formerly the executive director of worldwide operations engineering, design and innovation at Amazon and vice president of operations and automation at C&S Wholesale Grocers.

Mr. Kyslinger holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh and an M.S. in Business Administration from Central Michigan University.

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