TROY, Mich.—Phil Liu has joined Dayco L.L.C. as general manager of its aftermarket business in China.
Liu will manage all sales, logistics, product management, marketing and application engineering functions at the Chinese operation.
“As the Dayco leadership team in China strives to enhance our business in this growing market, improving the Aftermarket team's capabilities and leveraging cross-functional support is vital to our success,” Dayco CEO John Bohenick said. “We will continue to invest in economies and markets worldwide to increase customer support by providing industry-leading products, systems and services.”
Prior to joining Dayco—a leading engine products and drive systems supplier for the automotive, industrial and aftermarket industries—Liu served as sales director for the suspension technology business unit of ZF Friedrichshafen A.G. where he managed both the aftermarket and original equipment sales departments and helped triple sales during his 10 years with the firm.
He has also held sales leadership posts at Shanghai Yanfeng Johnson Controls Seating Co. Ltd. and Murata Electronics Trading.
“Due to the complexity of the aftermarket business in China, it is extremely important we have a general manager capable of providing leadership, and Phil Liu brings those leadership qualities to Dayco,” Dayco China President Charlie Qiu said.