Bosch Rexroth Names Ken Gazda as Director of Sales for Linear Motion and Assembly Technologies Business Unit

  • February 19, 2004
  • Bosch Rexroth
  • News
The Linear Motion and Assembly Technologies business unit of Bosch Rexroth Corporation recently named Ken Gazda director of sales, effective January 1. In his new position, Gazda is responsible for planning and directing the activities of the unit’s regional sales organization to attain maximum sales volume and profit margins and to develop potential volume from all target markets for the organization.In this new capacity, Gazda will oversee the development of resource plans, market penetration and sales strategies. He will report to Ernst Iseli, vice president and general manager of the Linear Motion and Assembly Technologies business unit.“During the past year, Ken has done an excellent job rebuilding the trust between our business partners and our business unit, which also resulted in business growth,” noted Iseli. “I am confident the direction and the additional support he brings to the sales and marketing effort will be of great help and importance in reaching our aggressive growth initiatives in Linear Motion and Assembly Technologies.”Gazda has held a number of sales and sales management positions since he joined Bosch Rexroth Corporation thirteen years ago. Most recently, he served as director of distribution for the Linear Motion and Assembly Technologies business unit. Gazda holds a degree in business administration from Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, Ill. Bosch Rexroth Corporation, a merger of Bosch Automation Technology and Rexroth, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Robert Bosch GmbH. In the year 2001 the separate companies had total revenues of approximately $3.42 billion (3.88 billion Euros) and a worldwide total of around 26,000 employees. In the Americas, Bosch Rexroth had total revenues of $710 million and 3,146 employees in 2001.Business units include Industrial Hydraulics, Electric Drives and Controls, Linear Motion and Assembly Technologies, Pneumatics, Service Automation and Mobile Hydraulics. Bosch Rexroth – The Drive & Control Company – offers comprehensive solutions for drives and motion control in 80 countries around the world.

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