Champion Laboratories names new president
Champion Laboratories Inc. has appointed Wolfgang Winzer president.
He will be responsible for worldwide growth of the company’s filtration products, including well-known brand names such as Champ, PetroClear, Kleener and Luber-finer.
Prior to joining Champion Laboratories, Winzer was president of Webb Wheel Products Inc., a leading manufacturer of wheel-end solutions for the heavy-duty truck and trailer market. As the head of Webb Wheel Products, Winzer was responsible for four business units with five manufacturing facilities for OEM, aftermarket, transit and brake parts, as well as being accountable for Webb’s research and development facility.
Winzer’s career also has included positions with Siemens VDO Automotive Corp.-North America, where he served as vice president and general manager for both the aftermarket and specialty OEM business units. Before moving to the United States, he served in various executive assignments for VDO in Germany.