ZF Marine – a leader in marine propulsion systems, announces the following personnel changes to their North American distribution organization.
David Gonzalez – Account Manager, Southeast US, and CMC (Caribbean, Mexico, and Central America) David comes to ZF Marine with a long history in the marine industry, and a wealth of experience in Latin markets. David will be the key contact to a large number of boat builders and engine distributors in the southeastern US. In addition to his US responsibilities, David will work closely with ZF Marine’s network of distributors in the Caribbean, Mexico, and Central America to increase market share in these regions.Â
ZF is a leading worldwide automotive supplier for Driveline and Chassis Technology with 123 production companies in 27 countries. In 2009, the ZF Group achieved with 60,000 employees a sales figure of approx. EUR 9.4 billion. In order to continue to be successful with innovative products, ZF annually invests at least five percent of its sales (2009: 663 million of EUR) in Research and Development.Â On the ranking list of automotive suppliers, ZF is among the 10 largest companies worldwide.
ZF Marine Group
The ZF Marine Group, a division of the global ZF Group is a world a leader in marine propulsion technology. Coordinated through its headquarters at Padova, Italy, ZF Marine has 11 plants in 7 countries with 1,200 employees and achieved sales of 208 million Euro in 2009.
ZF Marine supplies complete propulsion systems and components for all types of vessels – with a power range from 10 to 14,000 kW. The product portfolio includes a comprehensive range of products including; transmissions (reversing, non-reversing and hybrid), propellers (controllable and fixed pitch) together with associated shafts, seals and bearings, POD-drive systems, steering systems, CANbus-compatible electronic control systems, azimuth thrusters, tunnel thrusters, bow thrusters and sail drives.
More information available online at www.zf.com