FEBRUARY 12, 2015 — Voith Turbo reports that Javier Suarez will be the new Vice President Americas for its Power, Oil, and Gas division's Marine Group.
Mr. Suarez will be based at the division's regional headquarters in Houston, working with Ron Wilson, who is President Americas.
Mr. Suarez will also be a member of the global Voith Marine management team. He has extensive experience in the marine industry, including four years at Voith Turbo as Sales Area Manager for Voith Schneider Propellers, based in Germany.
"We look forward to Javier helping us expand our business in the Americas, particularly for the offshore oil and gas industry, as well as in South America," said Mr Wilson, President Americas for Power, Oil, and Gas. "Javier brings tremendous experience and know-how across many fields to our marine business and will be an asset to Voith Turbo in the Americas."
Mr. Suarez's experience includes not only sales, but positions as a naval architect, an application engineer, project manager, surveyor, and quality control officer. In addition to Germany and now the United States, he has also worked in Spain. He studied Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering at the Technical University of Madrid.
"I look forward to my new position at Voith Turbo," Mr. Suarez said. "It's an honor to be part of a great company that is focused on expanding its marine business in the Americas."