Gleason Appoints Udo Stolz VP-Worldwide Sales & Marketing


Gleason Corporation has appointed Udo Stolz as vice president of worldwide sales & marketing. He will have global responsibility for sales, marketing, and product management activities for all Gleason products and services. Stolz joined Hermann Pfauter GmbH in 1987 and has held a variety of sales and management positions throughout his career. Most recently he was vice president sales, Europe, for Gleason.

“Udo Stolz brings the necessary combination of experience and technical knowledge in gearing, a strong commitment to serving our customers and a global perspective which make him an ideal leader,” according to John J. Perrotti, president and CEO. “I am confident he will be a significant contributor to our company in his new role as we pursue our mission to be the Total Gear Solutions Provider.”

Gleason Corporation is a world leader in providing a full range of solutions for gear design and production. The company’s products are used by customers in automotive, truck, aircraft, agriculture, mining, wind power, 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; Plymouth, England; Munich and Ludwigsburg, Germany; Bangalore; India, Studen, Switzerland; and Suzhou, China, and it has sales and service offices throughout North and South America, Europe, and in the Asia-Pacific region.

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