Voith Hydro has announced that Bob Gallo, current executive director of the Voith Corp. Service Center in North America, will succeed Kevin Frank as president and CEO. Frank is ending his tenure with the company at the end of 2014; he joined Voith in 2007.
Gallo will start at Voith Hydro immediately and work with Frank during the transition.
Gallo started his career in the Voith Group 15 years ago. In 2002, he was put in charge of the entire fabrics business in North and South America. In 2007, Gallo was named regional president for Voith Paper North America. In April 2014, Gallo moved to Voith Holding Inc. North America, where he was executive director of the still-developing Corporate Service Center North America.
Gallo has an MBA, as well as a B.S. in chemical engineering.
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