Airtex Products, LP appointed Gerard (Jerry) G. Betz II as director of engineering leading the Airtex Engineering Services and Support (ESS) division for fuel delivery systems. In this role, Betz is responsible for a wide variety of initiatives designed to support continued global growth in the fuel delivery systems market. With over 18 years of experience with such companies as General Motors and Harley Davidson, Betz brings a background in fuel delivery systems design and product knowledge. “Adding Jerry to the Airtex team is a strategic move that allows us to focus on global growth while keeping a dedicated presence on our engineering and manufacturing practices at our corporate headquarters,” says Martin Walsh, Airtex vice president of engineering. Walsh, recently promoted from director of OEM sales to vice president of engineering, brings over 12 years of experience with Airtex along with a global background in fuel delivery systems design and manufacturing. Dee Monge, Airtex president, states, “The realignment of our engineering department allows us to place an even stronger focus on designing and manufacturing high quality fuel delivery system products. “As these systems become more complex and we continue to grow in the global marketplace, these additional resources will help us and our customers maintain our competitive advantage.” Airtex Products, LP is a leading designer and manufacturer of fuel delivery system products for the automotive aftermarket, specialty OEM, and OES applications. Airtex maintains global operations across North America, Europe, and Asia. Headquartered in Fairfield, IL, Airtex is a division of United Components, Inc.