CLEVELAND—Parker Hannifin Corp. has promoted Heinz Droxner to worldwide president of the firm´s Seal Group, and the board elected him an officer of the corporation.
He succeeds Nick Vande Steeg as Seal Group president. Vande Steeg earlier was promoted to corporate operating officer.
Droxner, a German citizen who previously served as president of Parker´s European seal business, is the company´s first appointment of a worldwide group president from anywhere in Europe.
Droxner has held a variety of sales and management positions in his 30 years with Parker.