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News   October 17, 2016   by Steve Pawlett

Timken Names New Marketing Roles In Automotive Aftermarket


The Timken Company recently announced two Timken associates have assumed new marketing roles to support its automotive aftermarket group.

  • Mark Stangl, newly named manager of global marketing for automotive aftermarket, will lead global strategic marketing efforts focusing on the long-term plan for the automotive aftermarket and commercial vehicle cradle-to-grave strategy.
  • Ryan Shaffer has been named manager of regional marketing for automotive aftermarket. In this role, he serves the North and South American regions’ light vehicle and commercial vehicle aftermarket teams in executing the company’s long-term strategy within the local markets and developing the regional growth strategy.

Stangl joined Timken in 1997 as an engineer in automotive customer engineering. Since then, he has held various positions, including senior application engineer, principal sales engineer, product manager for 4-8 inch tapered roller bearings, fleet sales specialist of commercial transportation systems, regional manager for heavy-duty aftermarket, and manager of product management for the automotive aftermarket business. He most recently served as business manager for rail. Stangl earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Rose Hulman Institute of Technology and a master’s degree in business administration from Kent State University.

Shaffer joined Timken in 2008 as a member of the business communications team supporting the company’s light and commercial vehicle OE and aftermarket units. He also worked as a regional sales manager and account executive for the light vehicle aftermarket. Shaffer earned a bachelor’s degree in advertising from West Virginia University and a master’s degree in business administration from Ashland University.


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