Newsmakers

Tarnutzer Named President Of AVL Powertrain Engineering

Stephan Tarnutzer has been named president of AVL Powertrain Engineering Inc., an independent company for development, simulation and testing technology of powertrains (hybrid, combustion engines, transmission, electric drive, batteries and software) for passenger cars, trucks and...

Opra Names van Riet CEO

OPRA Turbines said Juha van Riet has assumed the role of chief executive officer and reports to the company's Supervisory Board. van Riet holds a Master of Science degree in Electromechanical Engineering from the University...

Basler Promotes Two Executives

Basler Electric Co., a manufacturer of products for the power industry, promoted Ken Rhodes to executive vice president and Tom Harnetiaux to vice president of Sales and Marketing. Rhodes joined Basler Electric in 1983, holding...

Changes At Fairbanks Morse

Fairbanks Morse announced key organizational changes that the company said are designed to align its strategic vision for the remainder of 2018 and beyond. Deepak Navnith was named president, replacing Marvin Riley, who served as...

L’Orange Names Manning CEO

Erik Manning will become chief executive officer (CEO) of fuel injection specialist L’Orange GmbH, headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany, effective Sept. 1. Manning succeeds Dr. Ralph-Michael Schmidt, who will be retiring after being employed with L’Orange...

Wassmer Steps Up at Kelvion

Robert Wassmer has joined German industrial heat exchanger company Kelvion as chief executive officer and as managing director of Kelvion Holding GmbH. Wassmer was chairman of the executive board at Knorr-Bremse Schienenfahrzeuge GmbH, the...

VDMA Engines And Systems Names New Chairman

Uwe Lauber, CEO of MAN Diesel & Turbo, will serve as chairman of the new executive board of the Engines and Systems department of the VDMA (German Mechanical Engineering Industry Association). Axel Kettmann (ABB Turbo...

Alfa Laval Names Lindmark Business Unit President Of Gas Systems

Anders Lindmark, formerly head of Alfa Laval PureBallast, was named Business Unit President of Gas Systems and will now oversee the Alfa Laval PureSOx offering in exhaust gas cleaning. Lindmark’s new role is based...

Steele Succeeds West At Centrax

Kevin Steele has been appointed as director of U.K.-based Centrax Gas Turbines, succeeding Guy West who will retire at the end of July after 42 years at the company. Steele, who has worked at Centrax...

Vanhoren Heading Alfa Laval

Alfa Laval, a global provider of specialized products in heat transfer, separation and fluid handling, has appointed Jo Vanhoren president and CEO. In addition, he was named president of Alfa Laval’s North American cluster,...