SAF-Holland announced that Steffen Schewerda has stepped down as president - Americas has that it has appointed Kent Jones as his replacement.
Jones was previously serving as the vice president of commercial vehicle steering systems and advanced drivers assistance systems at ZF Commercial Steering, responsible for sales and marketing, aftermarket P&L, business development, product planning and strategy. Jones will report directly to Alexander Geis, chief executive officer of SAF-Holland.
From 1996 to 2016, he worked for Remy International, a U.S. manufacturer of starters and alternators for light and heavy commercial vehicles, in a variety of staff and operational management positions. Jones began his career in 1992 at General Motors in account management and production control.
Jones is a graduate engineer, having studied industrial engineering at Kettering University in Flint, Michigan, and holds a Master of Business Administration from Purdue University.