Dayco Names Joao Ramon President of Dayco South America
Dayco announced the hiring of Joao Ramon as president, Dayco South America. In this role, Ramon will be responsible for Dayco’s entire business in South America including sales, manufacturing, research and development, purchasing, and...
Dayco announced the hiring of Joao Ramon as president, Dayco South America. In this role, Ramon will be responsible for Dayco’s entire business in South America including sales, manufacturing, research and development, purchasing, and distribution for the automotive, industrial and aftermarket industries.
“Our Dayco business in South America continues to deliver good growth, both organically and from the recent acquisition of Nytron. We are now at a point to accelerate that growth for the automotive, industrial, and aftermarket end-markets,” said John Bohenick, chief executive officer for Dayco. “With this challenge and opportunity, it is great to have Joao Ramon join us as President to lead our team in South America. Joao has always delivered exceptional results during his career.”
Ramon began in manufacturing and has worked with first-tier global automotive companies throughout his career. Recently, Ramon served as the director, president and country manager for Actuant Corporation in Brazil. In addition, he has worked at Gates Corporation, Flexonic and Vickers Group, bringing extensive product expertise in power transmission and fluid power components and systems for the automotive, industrial and aftermarket end-markets.
“I am excited to have Joao join the Dayco team and to work with him again. We look forward to capitalizing on his experience and expertise in leading our strong and growing business in South America,” said Jonathon Levine, executive vice-president and chief financial officer for Dayco. “Joao has a track record of driving business performance and economic value while ensuring a foundation of robust business, financial and risk management controls. His experience in these areas will be extremely beneficial to support the future growth of the Dayco business in the region.”
Ramon will be based at the Dayco office in Sao Paulo, Brazil.