Matthew Kueny is the Head of Product Development for Miele USA . In this role, he oversees all product development and implementation projects for North America, including market research, product documentation and governmental affairs.
Matt began his career with Miele in 1990 as an intern while attending Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ. Upon graduation, he began using his education in Mechanical Engineering and Economics as part of then Product Marketing group. Over the years, Matt became thoroughly versed in the operations of Miele USA and has also spent time working for Miele in England; evaluating and learning their business model to help guide the record growth of Miele USA .
Appointed Product Coordinator for Miele USA in 1995, he began working exclusively on the development and branding of Miele products for North America. This role ultimately led to his promotion to his current position in 2000.
Matt’s work on the innovative MasterChef Oven Collection received numerous awards, including:
- Good Design Award given by The Chicago Athenaeum:
- Home Magazine’s 2004 American Building Product Award
- 2004 Kitchen and Bath Award from Women’s Day
- iF Design Award 2004 from Industrie Forum Design Hannover.
Matt applies Miele’s credo of “Immer Besser” – “Forever Better” to enhance existing products while simultaneously looking to develop new and innovative ideas for Miele in the future.