Gleason Corporation Announces Changes to European Sales Organization
June 15, 2011
|Michael Vranic and Ralf Nierlein|
Rochester, New York, June 15, 2011 - Gleason Corporation today announced changes to their European Sales organization. Ralf Nierlein has been appointed Vice President, Sales - Europe, with responsibility for sales activities for all Gleason products in Germany, Austria and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). Mr. Nierlein has been with the company for nearly 20 years in a variety of leadership positions in the European market.
Michael Vranic has been appointed Vice President, Sales – Europe, with responsibility for sales activities for all Gleason products in the remaining European markets, including France, Italy, Spain, Sweden, the United Kingdom and other countries. Mr. Vranic has been with the company for 15 years in various positions at Gleason-Pfauter in Ludwigsburg, Germany, most recently as Sales Director.
Udo Stolz, Gleason Vice President Worldwide Sales and Marketing, said "Mr. Nierlein and Mr. Vranic are seasoned professionals who will be significant contributors to achieving our mission as The Total Gear Solutions Provider. Their number one priority will be ever-higher customer satisfaction, which will drive growth for our company in this important region".
Gleason Corporation’s mission is to be The Total Gear Solutions Provider™ to its global customer base. Gleason is a world leader in the development, manufacture and sale of gear production machinery and related equipment. The Company’s products are used by customers in automotive, truck, aircraft, agriculture, mining, windpower, construction, power tool and marine industries and by a diverse set of customers serving various industrial equipment markets. Gleason has manufacturing operations in Rochester, New York; Rockford, Illinois; Dayton, Ohio; Munich and Ludwigsburg, Germany; Studen, Switzerland; Bangalore; India, and Suzhou, China and has sales and service offices throughout North and South America, Europe and in the Asia-Pacific region.
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