FAIRLAWN, Ohio—Andreas Gerstenberger has taken over as head of ContiTech A.G.'s global Industrial Fluid Systems business unit along with its Industry Hose segment.
A 21-year veteran of parent Continental Corp., he previously was in charge of the European trading companies under the ContiTrade umbrella. Almost half his time with Continental was spent running various tire organizations in North America.
He will be based at ContiTech's North American headquarters in Fairlawn and report directly to Hans-Jurgen Duensing, CEO of ContiTech and a member of the Continental executive board.
Industrial Fluid Systems is a global operation with about 2,500 employees at 27 locations in 14 countries. The business unit is divided into two product market segments, Industry Hose and Oil & Gas