Newsmakers

Cat Reorganizes Power, Rail Leadership

Caterpillar has made several changes to the leadership of its power and rail segments. Billy Ainsworth, currently senior vice president of the Caterpillar Rail Division and CEO of Progress Rail, will  become the group president...

CIMAC Mourns Passing Of Axel Kettmann

Axel Kettmann, who served as CIMAC’s vice president and was senior vice president of ABB Turbo Systems, has died after an illness. He was 62. According to CIMAC, Kettmann...

Expansion Of Management At Motortech

Motortech has added Markus Kruse to its leadership, a move that follows the retirement of Florian Virchow. Virchow, the company’s founder, officially retired on Dec. 31, 2018. Virchow served as one of the company’s...

Jofs Named New Director Of Sales For Marinsa

Ken Jofs has been named the director of Sales for Marinsa International, a supplier of medium speed diesel propulsion for marine applications. Jofs has worked in the marine industry ver the past 20 years and...

Hightower Named President Of Exline

Bret Hightower has been named president and chief operations officer of Exline Inc., which repairs and services machinery for gas compression, power generation and other industries. Rob Exline, owner and CEO of Salina, Kansas-based Exline...

Buessow Named Director Of Wärtsilä Business

Wärtsilä named Torsten Buessow as director of its Transas business, a provider of advanced technological solutions for the maritime industry, including fleet operations solutions, digital data and charts. He will report to Joonas Makkonen, vice...

McNally Named Sales, Marketing Director At GTMaritime

Maritime software specialist GTMaritime has appointed Mike McNally as sales and marketing director as the company plans to expand into new territories. McNally has more than 25 years’ experience working in the industry both at...

Hengst Group Names CFO

Gunnar Voss von Dahlen has been named chief financial officer of the Münster, Germany-based Hengst Group. In his role as CFO, Voss von Dahlen will report to the company's CEO, Christopher Heine, who has been...

CIMAC Elects Next President

In its annual autumn session, the CIMAC Council elected Prof. Jin Donghan to become the next CIMAC president from 2019-22. Prof. Jin is president of the Shanghai University and member of the Chinese Academy of...

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...