Carus Group Announces New Vice President, Operations

PERU, IL - Carus Group Inc., a leading global provider of specialty chemistries for water treatment, soil remediation, and air purification, is pleased to announce Richard Kuehler has joined the company as Vice President, Operations.

Kuehler holds more than 30 years of leadership experience in manufacturing. Most recently, he served as Vice President of Projects and Operations at Ingersoll Rand, a position he also held at Cameron International until his division was acquired by Ingersoll Rand in 2014. Kuehler spent 25 years at Cameron International, serving in a variety of leadership roles both in the United States and abroad. He established and led start-ups in Asia and the Middle East, first as General Manager, Asia Pacific, and later as General Manager, Middle East, and General Manager, China. Other prominent roles Kuehler held at Cameron include Director, Mergers and Acquisitions, and Director of Shared Services, responsible for the company’s global supply chain and environmental compliance.

“We are looking forward to having Richard join our Executive Team.  He brings global experience, strong leadership and a track record of achieving outstanding results, all of which make him an excellent fit for Carus,” said Dave Kuzy, President and CEO, Carus Group.

Kuehler is a graduate of Claremont University, where he received his Masters of Business Administration. He also holds a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from The University of Houston.

About Carus Corporation

Founded in LaSalle, Illinois in 1915, Carus produces and supplies customers around the world with specialty chemistries, technologies, and services for water treatment, soil remediation, and air purification.  Carus is a member of the American Chemistry Council and actively participates in the industry’s award-winning Responsible Care® initiative, sharing a common commitment to improve environmental, health, safety, and security performance.


Richard Kuehler, Vice President, Global Operations