CentroMotion Announces Appointment of Tom VanderLaan as Senior Vice President—Brake and Friction

Industry: Manufacturing

Waukesha, WI (PRUnderground) September 12th, 2022

Tom Vanderlaan has been named Senior Vice President – Brake and Friction of CentroMotion, a leading designer and manufacturer of highly engineered components and systems for the industrial, transportation and off-highway markets.

Tom brings an impressive level of experience from Delphi, Remy International, AVL Powertrain and most recently Brose. In these global organizations he has held various levels of leadership in Sales, Business Development and General Management. In his new role at CentroMotion, VanderLaan will play an important role in the evolution of the organization, reinforcing synergies amongst cross-functional teams, while driving continuous improvement of processes and products.

VanderLaan earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Rose-Hulman Institute to Technology, as well as a Master of Science degree from Carnegie Mellon University and an Executive Master of Business Administration from Michigan State University.

About CentroMotion

CentroMotion designs and delivers highly engineered products that enhance the safety, reliability and productivity of equipment used in transportation, agriculture, construction, mining and demanding industrial environments. Our innovative team works collaboratively with customers through our family of trusted, established brands, bringing deep subject-matter expertise in complementary technologies. This expertise, combined with our exceptional scale and geographic reach, makes us a reliable partner to help our customers achieve their goals, and provide end users with the best equipment possible. Our well-known brands include Power-Packer for hydraulic motion control and stabilization systems; CrossControl and maximatecc for operator information and human-machine interface systems; Elliott Manufacturing and Weasler Engineering for power and force transmission through flexible and rigid driveline systems; Gits Manufacturing for high-performance engine thermal and emission control solutions; and Carlisle Brake & Friction for materials and mechatronic solutions for off-highway brake and transmission products. Learn more about CentroMotion at www.centromotion.com.

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