Russ Becker, Chief Executive Officer and President

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Russell (Russ) Becker is the chief executive officer and president of APi Group, one of the largest providers of specialty services in North America and the largest provider of life safety services in the world. Russ’ continued commitment to overall excellence has inspired APi Group to create a culture of leadership by building an exceptional learning and development program, a highly selective Leader Development Program, and an award-winning veteran’s hiring program.

After graduation from Michigan Technological University with his bachelor and Master of Science degrees in civil engineering, Russ began his career as a field engineer with Cherne Contracting. He moved on to become a project manager for Ryan Companies during the construction of the Greenfield Recycled Paper Mill project for Liberty Paper. Upon completion of this project he joined APi Group’s subsidiary, The Jamar Company, in Duluth, Minnesota. He started as manager of construction and was named president in 1998, where he served until joining APi Group as president in 2002.

He previously served as a member of Dunwoody Institute’s board of trustees. He is the former chair of the Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota board of directors and Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota Foundation board of directors. He currently serves on the Children's Foundation board of directors, the Liberty Diversified Industries board of directors, and the Marvin Companies board of directors. He also serves on the advisory board for the School of Engineering at Michigan Technological University and the board for the Construction Industry Round Table (CIRT). Russ is an active member of the Young Presidents’ Organization and the Minnesota Business Partnership. Russ resides with his wife, Trish, and three sons in Dellwood, Minnesota.

Kevin Krumm, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

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Kevin Krumm recently joined APi Group in September 2021 as ‪executive vice president and chief financial officer.

Kevin joins APi from Ecolab, Inc. where he most recently served as Corporate Treasurer and Senior Vice President of Global Business Services. During his 17-year tenure there, he also held roles of increasing responsibility within Ecolab, including leading the Industrial segment finance team; leading regional finance teams in Europe, Middle East and Africa, Asia and Latin America; and leading international integration efforts for a major acquisition. He began his career in public accounting working for consulting firms PricewaterhouseCoopers, Arthur Andersen and Deloitte with a heavy emphasis on M&A/corporate finance.

Kevin brings well-rounded experience, expertise, cultural fit, and drive to the senior leadership team at APi. His deep operating and public company finance background, including substantial international and integration experience, will be leveraged and instrumental in helping achieve margin expansion goals and growth in new geographies.

Kevin earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Northern Iowa and his master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He and his wife, Gretchen, reside in Edina, MN with their three sons.

Louis Lambert, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

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Louis Lambert is senior vice president, general counsel and secretary for APi Group.

Most recently, Louis was Vice President—Legal and Assistant Secretary at Polaris Inc. At Polaris, Louis counseled Polaris leadership and its Board of Directors on issues related to SEC compliance, corporate governance, M&A and corporate finance matters, and executive compensation. He was also the legal counsel for two of Polaris’ four global business units. Before joining Polaris, Louis spent over eight years at General Mills, where he was chief counsel for global M&A and held various segment general counsel roles. Prior to General Mills, Louis was in-house M&A counsel at 3M Company. Louis began his career practicing in the corporate group at Faegre Drinker.

Louis earned his law degree from Rutgers School of Law in Newark and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. He is an active community volunteer, serving on the Board of Directors for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (Minnesota Chapter) and Wilderness Inquiry, where he chairs its Governance Committee. He is also a member of the Hispanic National Bar Association and a Fellow of the Leadership Counsel on Legal Diversity. Louis lives in Edina with his wife, Carrie, and 11-year-old twins, Louis Jr. and Sofia.

Kristina Morton, Chief People Officer

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Kristina Morton is the chief people officer for APi Group.

Kristina began her career with General Mills in 1999 and has held a variety of human resources roles in marketing, sales, and supply chain (including assignments in manufacturing plants in Covington, GA, Vineland, NJ and Cedar Rapids, IA). In 2013, she moved to Paris, France as the Human Resources Director for Yoplait International and subsequently moved to Nyon, Switzerland leading HR for the Europe & Australia Segment and the integration of Yoplait and General Mills in Europe.

Kristina earned her BA in business administration from University of Saint Thomas and her MA in human resources and industrial relations from University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management. Kristina is member of the Board of Trustees for The Washburn Center for Children. Kristina is married to her husband Patrick and has two daughters.