DENVER (June 24, 2013) — Gates Corp., an automotive products manufacturer, has named Jeff Brekke executive vice president of the company's global aftermarket business in addition to his current role as president of North America Aftermarket.
The company also promoted Jack Ramsey to senior vice president North America Aftermarket with responsibility for day-to-day management of the firm's North America aftermarket business. He most recently served as sales and divisional vice president, overseeing Gates' business relationship with NAPA, Genuine Parts Co. and Quaker City Motor Parts.
"I am pleased to have Jeff and Jack assume expanded leadership roles for the company," said James Nicol, Gates chairman and CEO. "They bring extensive aftermarket knowledge and experience to the organization and will be tremendous assets to Gates as we continue to focus on meeting our global financial objectives, expanding our product offerings, and creating aggressive and strategic customer growth initiatives."
Gates manufactures power transmission and fluid transfer products and services for five end-market segments: automotive; energy/exploration/extraction; infrastructure and agriculture; transportation; and process and specialty.