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Jochen Engelmann (Photo: Torqeedo)

Torqeedo Hires Engelmann as Sales VP

Torqeedo announced it has appointed Jochen Engelmann as vice-president sales for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), effective January 1.In this position, Engelmann will have responsibility for expanding sales and driving the company’s growth across the EMEA region for Torqeedo’s marine electromobility systems.Engelmann comes to Torqeedo from Volvo Penta, where he was head of sales, central Europe for the industrial engine division. Prior to joining Volvo Penta, he worked in the engine development department at Stihl as a technical project manager.Engelmann holds a degree in mechanica

Oliver Glück (Photo: Torqeedo)

Torqeedo Names Glück Marketing VP

Electric and hybrid drives manufacturer Torqeedo has appointed Oliver Glück as its new vice president marketing.Prior to joining Torqeedo, Glück was head of marketing communication and brand strategy for Hyundai Motor Europe. His experience includes in-house positions at automotive companies and consulting for several automotive brands. He worked for Fiat Auto, BBDO Worldwide, Millhaus, and Allianz Global Automotive, among others. He holds a degree in marketing, innovation management and advertising psychology from Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich.

Greg Jung (Photo: Torqeedo)

Torqeedo Names Jung Marketing VP

Electric marine propulsion specialist Torqeedo has appointed Greg Jung as vice president of marketing. In that role, he will oversee worldwide marketing and communication strategies for the company. Prior to joining Torqeedo, Jung was vice president of marketing for Civis Analytics of Chicago, responsible for brand, corporate messaging, events and demand generation programs for the company’s data science technology platform. Previously, Jung was vice president of Americas marketing for Teradata Marketing Applications, senior vice president of global marketing and corporate affairs for Bank

Marcia Kull (Photo: Torqeedo)

Kull Named President of Torqeedo Group

Marcia Kull has been named President of Torqeedo Group, Inc., and will direct global sales and strategy for the electric and hybrid marine propulsion systems manufacturer. Kull will oversee Torqeedo’s growth activities in the Americas, EMEA and Asia-Pacific regions. The newly created position is an expansion of the current management team.  She will assume her new role on May 1, 2017.   Kull joins Torqeedo from Volvo Penta of the Americas, where she was most recently Vice President, Marine Sales. Serving in this role since 2011, she led the sales teams in the recreational and commercia

André Bertram (Photo: Torqeedo)

Bertram Joins Torqeedo's Executive Board

André Bertram is the new chief financial officer (CFO) and member of the management board at Torqeedo, a manufacturer of electric boat motors.   Bertram assumed responsibility for the finance department of the Bavarian company on September 1, 2016.   Bertram has extensive technology company management experience and most recently served as CFO of global software developer IBS AG. He previously worked as CFO and in controls, risk management, internal audit and mergers and acquisitions for Siemens Group companies. He studied in Bamberg, Rotterdam, Gent and Aix-en-Provence, is a

Jim Sinnott (Photo: Torqeedo)

Torqeedo Grows North American Sales Team

Torqeedo, provider of commercial and recreational marine electric propulsion, has added Mike Shafar and Jim Sinnott as sales managers, as the company continues to expand its North American reach. “Over the past 12 years, Torqeedo has grown from an idea in a boathouse to an international company with a presence in over 50 countries on five continents,” said Steve Trkla, president and general manager of Torqeedo, Inc. “With the groundwork we've laid, we continue to experience rapid growth here in North America.” Shafar is responsible for managing and growing Torqeedo's

Stefan Gerhard (Photo: Torqeedo)

Torqeedo Appoints Communications Director

Manufacturer of electric boat motors has created a new key management position. As communications director, Stefan Gerhard is responsible for Torqeedo's brand and corporate communications across all media and channels. Gerhard is an experienced communications professional with significant experience in the marine industry. Serving as editor-in-chief of Bootshandel Magazin for over 17 years, Gerhard built one of the most successful boating magazines in Germany. In 2014, he founded and currently chairs the international Best of Boats Award. Prior to his time at Bootshandel Magazin, he was in

Todd Sims

Sims Joins Torqeedo Global Sales Team

Continuing to expand its global sales team, Torqeedo added Captain Todd Sims as its new global sales and product manager, hybrid systems. In this position, Sims will lead sales and create opportunities for the company's newest offering, the Deep Blue Hybrid system. Sims spent 23 years in the IT industry in both technical and sales positions. For the last eight years, he has owned and operated EPowerMarine LLC, an independent boat dealership located in South Florida specializing in electric propulsion options for today's boater. During this time, Sims became deeply involved with many different

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