David M. Krakoff
CEO, Konsultwerke, LLC
David M. Krakoff has had a diverse, 30+ year international business career as a senior executive with world class, public and private global companies including TOTO, Kaiser Aluminum and Electrolux. He has led significant worldwide growth. His specialties include sales, marketing, mergers & acquisitions, startups, turnarounds, product development, and strategic planning.
David has broad experience in Industrial and Consumer products, Durables, Building Materials, and Technology. He has worked in fast-paced, highly competitive industries in many of the world’s major and emerging markets including North America, Latin America, Europe, Russia, Asia, China, and India. He is recognized as a capable, visionary, multi-cultural executive with strong leadership, strategic, foreign language, and team-building skills.
David was recently President - Americas and President - Brasil for TOTO, leading the company’s commercial activities. TOTO is the world’s largest manufacturer of plumbing fixtures and fittings and often cited as that industry’s technology and quality leader. David led TOTO to record-setting sales, profitability, and market share increases, and its expansion into more than 20 countries.
David is an active advisor & consultant to North American, Latin American, European & Asian manufacturers, corporations, private equity firms, CEO's & Boards of Directors through his consulting firm, Konsultwerke, LLC.