MAUMEE, Ohio--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Faster S.p.A., the Italian-based global reference quick-release hydraulic couplings, announces that Joel Edwards has been appointed as Senior Vice-President and General Manager for Faster Inc., the North American subsidiary of the group reporting directly to the CEO, Stijn Vriends.
Joel is an international business executive with broad expertise in industrial and automotive products. He has 24 years of progressive experience in managing operations, strategic planning and organizational development in the U.S. and as an expatriate. Prior to joining Faster, he was with Gates Corporation where he held several executive positions in global commercial, engineering and operational roles.
In his new role at Faster Inc., Joel will use his experience and skills to drive growth of the North American business. Faster Group is proud to welcome him to the Faster team.
About Faster S.p.A.
FASTER S.p.A. has more than sixty years’ experience in the hydraulic industry, and designed and manufactured over five hundred million quick-release couplings, which are covered by more than 40 patents. Faster is presently developing and producing a wide range of quick release couplers ranging from medium to very high pressures. Faster employs approximately 420 employees at its locations in Rivolta d’Adda/Italy, Pune/India, Ohio/USA, Shanghai/China and Sao Paulo/Brazil.