Federico Decio was named product line manager for the pleasure craft business of ZF Marine Propulsion Systems.
The company said Decio will focus on securing the product line’s leadership position in the market and continuing to support ZF’s long-term growth strategy. The portfolio includes transmissions, control systems, surface drives, propellers, and sailboat propulsion and maneuvering systems.
Decio will be based at ZF Marine’s headquarters in Padova, Italy. He also will continue as the operations manager for the Padova and Arco plants. Decio joined ZF in 2014 in that position.
ZF said Decio has a bachelor’s degree in engineering management and he started his career as a consultant, gaining experience in project management and business processes. He also developed a background in supply chain and production process through management roles in international companies in the commercial vehicle and home appliance industries.
Decio is multilingual and has held positions in Italy, Spain and Germany.