Voith Turbo has announced that Javier Suarez will be the new Vice President Americas for the Power, Oil, and Gas division’s Marine group. Suarez will be based at the division’s regional headquarters in Houston, working with Ron Wilson, who is President Americas. Suarez will also be a member of the global Voith Marine management team. He has experience in the marine industry, including four years at Voith Turbo as Sales Area Manager for Voith Schneider Propellers, based in Germany.
Ron Wilson, President Americas for Power, Oil, and Gas said, “We look forward to Javier helping us expand our business in the Americas, particularly for the offshore oil and gas industry, as well as in South America. Javier brings experience and know-how across many fields and will be an asset to Voith Turbo.”
Suarez’s experience includes not only sales, but stints as a naval architect, an application engineer, project manager, surveyor, and quality control officer. In addition to Germany and now the United States, Suarez has also worked in Spain. He studied Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering at the Technical University of Madrid. Suarez said, “It’s an honor to be part of a great company that is focused on expanding its marine business in the Americas.”
Voith Turbo, a Group Division of Voith GmbH, offers intelligent drive solutions and systems. Customers from diverse industries such as oil and gas, energy, mining and metal processing, mechanical engineering, ship technology, rail and commercial vehicles rely on Voith Turbo. Founded in 1867, Voith generates €5.3 billion in sales, and operates in over 50 countries.