Craig Scanlon Appointed CEO of K&N Engineering

Craig Scanlon Appointed CEO of K&N Engineering

Scanlon brings 20+ years of leadership experience in automotive and powersports performance to his role.

K&N Engineering announced the appointment of Craig Scanlon as the company’s new chief executive officer, effective immediately.

Scanlon will “leverage his extensive experience and track record of success to drive the company forward,” K&N says. His key areas of focus will include implementing transformational growth strategies, fostering high-performance teams with a strong culture of accountability, and showcasing exceptional business acumen encompassing sales leadership, brands, operations, R&D, and financial management, the company adds.

Scanlon spent more than 20 years immersed in the performance powersports and automotive space. Most notably, he spent 18 years at Polaris, where he played a pivotal role in building multi-billion-dollar businesses including the Polaris RZR and Polaris Ranger brands, according to K&N.

Beyond his professional accomplishments, Craig is a true performance-powersports enthusiast, with a passion for trucks, Jeeps, bikes, and RZRs. His love for racing, particularly off-road racing, has seen him compete in prestigious events like the BITD and SCORE series, culminating in his recent victory at this year’s San Felipe 250, K&N says.

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