Marc Weston was appointed executive vice president and chief marketing officer, effective April 5. He will be based out of the Ames, Iowa location and is replacing Tim Hanson upon his retirement from the position. Weston previously served as vice president, strategic planning with The Timken Company.
Weston brings more than 18 years of experience in a range of key leadership postions in marketing, operations and strategic management within The Timken Company in the United States, Europe and Asia. He also served as vice president automotive Asia and president Japan/Korea in Tokyo.
"I am pleased to welcome Marc to Sauer-Danfoss," says Sven Ruder, Sauer-Danfoss president and CEO. "In his new role, Marc will be a member of the Sauer-Danfoss leadership team and will have overall responsibility for the Sauer-Danfoss sales and marketing organization, as well as quality and advanced systems engineering. Some of Marc's main tasks will be to orchestrate an aligned sales approach to customers across the company and ensure heightened focus on achieving our quality goals."