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Härter is New Head of ZF’s Off-Highway Business

April 5, 2021 – On April 1, Daniel Härter took over leadership of the Off-Highway and Test Systems Business Unit of ZF Friedrichshafen AG.

That business unit is the largest in the Industrial Technology Division of ZF.

Härter has held management positions for ZF since 2003.

From 2004 to 2010, he managed the construction machinery axles product line, and then took over responsibility as head of materials management for the Industrial Technology Division. From 2014 to 2016 Härter headed the Marine product line. In 2017, he became head of the Marine and Special Driveline Technology Business Unit.

Härter continues that responsibility in addition to his new function as head of the Off-Highway and Test Systems Business Unit.

Härter succeeds Udo Kneitz, who elected to leave the company at the end of 2020.

The Off-Highway and Test Systems Business Unit, headquartered in Passau, Germany, is the largest section within the Industrial Technology Division of ZF. It comprises the development and production of transmissions and axles for construction and agricultural machinery, as well as driveline technology for material handling systems. The division’s portfolio also includes test systems for all kinds of applications in driveline and chassis technology.


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