Ottomotores S.A. de C.V, a wholly owned subsidiary of Waukesha-based Generac Power Systems Inc. announced today the appointment of Ricardo Navarro as managing director.
Navarro recently joined the executive leadership team of Generac as senior vice president with responsibility for the company’s business activities in Latin America.
Founded in 1950 and headquartered in Mexico City with more than 350 employees, Ottomotores is a leading manufacturer in the Mexican market for industrial diesel gensets ranging in size from 15kW to 3200kW, and is a significant market participant throughout all of Latin America.
“As an experienced leader, Ricardo is the ideal person to lead the growth and development of our business in Latin America, which is a key part of our corporate strategy,” said Aaron Jagdfeld, president and chief executive officer of Generac.
Navarro said, “It is an honor to take on this new role as leader of Generac and Ottomotores in Mexico and throughout Latin America. With Generac’s position as a market leader in the power generation industry, Ottomotores’ 60-plus years of trusted knowledge and experience serving the power generation needs of customers throughout Mexico and Latin America, and the excellent team of people we have, we will continue to innovate and transform the business to constantly seek ways to better improve the products and services offered to our customers.”