Equipment specialist, SAF-Holland, has tasked a new member of the team with heading up customer engagement, product distribution and supply chain management in the Americas.
Matthew Wolfe has accepted the role of Vice President & General Manager, Aftermarket – Americas at SAF-Holland. He reports to SAF-Holland President – Americas, Kent Jones.
“We are excited about Matt joining SAF-Holland,” said Jones. “His vast experience will allow him to focus on our Aftermarket revenue growth, profitability, and market penetration objectives.”
Through his leadership, Wolfe will strengthen the company’s aftersales support activities to end-users and sharpen procedures and practices that will enhance the company’s strong customer relationships.
He will reportedly place a high priority on the gathering and evaluation of market data analytics to directly assist product planning and create accurate demand forecasting. In addition, he will be responsible for sourcing Aftermarket products and non-competing complimentary third-party products.
Wolfe brings 23 years of experience in automotive and manufacturing with 15 years in the commercial vehicle industry. Through his career with Meritor, Wolfe held numerous senior P&L level positions including VP Aftermarket Europe, Middle East and Africa, VP Asia Pacific, and VP Industrial Business. His experience includes extensive international leadership and P&L responsibilities including in managing director roles in Australia and Wales as well as senior roles in Finance.
Prior to joining Meritor, Wolfe worked for DaimlerChrysler and Stealth Engineering & Technologies in addition to serving in the Military Intelligence Battalion for the US Army. He has a bachelor’s in finance and Master of Business Administration from Michigan State University’s Eli Broad School of Management.
In other news, SAF-Holland reported a strong first half year and has raised its guidance for FY2021.