Perkins Engines Co. recently appointed Gwenne Henricks president of the company, effective January 1.
Henricks joins Perkins from Caterpillar’s Electronics and Connected Worksite Division in North America, where she was vice president.
Henricks has held a variety of positions within Caterpillar Inc. in the areas of electronics engineering and product development. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Physics and a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Bradley University. She earned a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Illinois and completed the Managing Engineering Design and Development program at Carnegie Bosch Institute.
Gwenne replaces Hans Haefeli who is moving to North America to lead Caterpillar’s Advanced Systems Division, which includes transmissions, hydraulics, lower power train and OEM solutions and has facilities in the United States, Europe and Asia.
In other personnel news, Ennodio Ramos joined Perkins on Jan. 1, replacing Jim Tevebaugh as managing director sales and marketing.
Ennodio joins Perkins from Caterpillar’s Power Generation Division where he was managing director of the Electric Power Division. As well as responsibility for global marketing and sales, he will be responsible for parts distribution and sales, and the development of service support strategies and tools.