DENVER, Colo., July 7, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via PRWEB - The Automotive Aftermarket division of the Gates Corporation, a leading manufacturer of industrial and automotive products, is pleased to announce Scott Howat as Director of End Market Communications and Training.
Howat brings to Gates extensive experience in sales, marketing, and corporate communications. As an industry leader, he has launched many successful revenue-building initiatives. Previously, he held numerous positions with the Affinia Group including Director of Product Management, Director of Brand Marketing, and Director of Global Communications. He has also served on a variety of committees in the industry, including the AAIA Marketing Committee and the AASA Marketing Executives Council.
"Scott has a proven track record of helping drive top-line and bottom-line growth in multiple market channels," said Jack Ramsey, Senior Vice President of the North American Aftermarket, "We believe he is a fantastic addition to Gates."
In his new position, Howat will assist the marketing team to reach existing customers and expand the company's market in new and creative ways. He will also assist with technology efforts in the field, industry training, and end market sales growth initiatives.
For more information about Gates Corporation, please contact Jennifer Lucero at 303.744.4729.
About The Gates Corporation
The Gates Corporation is a global, diversified industrial company that provides advanced power transmission and fluid transfer solutions by engineering products and services that reduce the total cost of ownership for a wide variety of applications. Our products and services serve customers in five key end market segments: Energy/Exploration/Extraction, Infrastructure & Agriculture, Transportation, Automotive, and Process & Specialty.
As an engineering leader with a strong foundation in research and development, Gates is committed to advancing the science of motion performance by developing safe, forward-thinking products, services, systems, and solutions, as well as fostering long-term customer and employee relationships. Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, Gates employs over 14,000 people across 106 locations in 30 countries.
If it moves you, there's a good chance Gates has a part in it. Gates. Powering Progress.
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