PLYMOUTH, Mich.—Clive J. Hill has been named development director of heavy-duty hydraulics in the Simrit Division of Freudenberg-NOK G.P.
Hill has 20 years of international experience in industrial hydraulics. He will be in charge of expanding the North American business base for the Merkel Freudenberg Fluidtechnic brand of products.
Most recently Hill was sales manager for Simrit in the United Kingdom. He joined the company in 1996, after working as a national product manager for sealing components for Wyko.
From 1985-1991 Hill was a replacement division regional sales manager for Chicago Rawhide in Europe, responsible for industrial aftermarket distributors and later large diameter markets.