Schindler Names Coles President of Canadian Operations

MORRISTOWN, N.J. – January 30, 2012– Schindler Elevator Corporation announces the appointment of Mr. Jeff Coles as President of its Canadian operations responsible for the company’s business in Canada.

During his 13-year tenure with Schindler, Coles has held a number of senior management positions within the company, including: Director, Service Sales and National Accounts in the United States; District Manager in Toronto; and Branch Manager in Ottawa.Most recently, Coles was National Sales and Marketing Director for Schindler’s Canadian business.

“Jeff’s experience in operations management, combined with his sales and marketing expertise and his overall experience within Schindler, make him well qualified to take on the leadership of the company’s business in Canada,” says Schindler CEO Americas Jakob Zueger.“ Under his leadership, we can look forward to continued success of Schindler’s thriving presence there.”

Coles holds a Bachelors degree from McMaster University and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Ottawa.

About Schindler Elevator Corporation

Schindler Elevator Corporation is the North American operation of the Switzerland-based Schindler Group, a leading global mobility provider with approximately 43,000 employees operating in more than 100 countries. Schindler supports sustainable urban development with safe, reliable and ecologically sound mobility solutions and its equipment moves one billion people every day all over the world. In 2011, Schindler was named one of Forbes Magazine’s 100 Most Innovative Companies, and two of the company’s products received the 2011 Architectural Products’ Product Innovation Award.