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David P. Galuska
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Galuska, who served more than two years as Stanadyne’s Vice President and Chief Operating Officer before being elected Chief Executive Officer in 2014, is responsible for the company’s global operations in the United States, China, India and Italy.
As VP/COO at Stanadyne, he played a critical strategic and operational role in transforming the company to focus on its core fuel systems business. During this time, Stanadyne sold its fuel filter and additives business to Clarcor Engine Mobile Solutions.
Prior to joining Stanadyne, Mr. Galuska was Senior Vice President of Operations for Pratt & Whitney; Vice President, Operations for Hamilton Sundstrand; and Vice President, Operations for Sikorsky Aircraft. Earlier in his career, he held positions in materials management, shop operations and manufacturing engineering.
Mr. Galuska holds a BS from the University of Connecticut and an MBA from Western New England University.
Dr. John A. Pinson
Dr. Pinson is responsible for overseeing the development of Stanadyne’s long-term strategic vision and leading the company’s global engineering teams.
He joined Stanadyne in 2009 as Vice President and Chief Technology Officer after serving as Vice President, Diesel and Large Engines for Ricardo. Previously, Dr. Pinson worked 14 years for General Motors in positions of increasing responsibility within the Research and Development and Powertrain organizations, including a key role in the FIAT-GM joint venture in Turin, Italy.
Dr. Pinson possesses 20-plus years of experience in global emission compliance strategy, combustion development for high efficiency and fuel injection system design.
Dr. Pinson earned his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering with a focus on diesel combustion technology from Pennsylvania State University, and an MBA from the University of Michigan Ross School of Business. Dr. Pinson also holds both a BS and MS in Mechanical Engineering from Clemson University.
Chief Financial Officer & Corporate Secretary of Holdings
Since joining Stanadyne in 1981, Mr. Langin has held positions of increasing responsibility within the Accounting Department. In 1989, he was named Corporate Controller and in 2005, he was appointed Chief Financial Officer and Secretary of Holdings.
Mr. Langin holds a BS in Business Administration and an MBA from the University of Connecticut.
Chief Technology Officer
Dr. Stroia, named Stanadyne’s Chief Technology Officer in June 2019, was formerly the company’s Director of Advanced Engineering.
Dr. Stroia joined Stanadyne in August 2016 as the advanced engineering leader for diesel products after nearly three decades in the propulsion industry. Most recently, he was with Cummins Inc., for 26 years, in positions of increasing responsibility within the Fuel Systems and Aftertreatment organizations, eventually becoming the director of advanced fuel system technology.
Throughout his career, Dr. Stroia has received several honors for his work, including the 2009 “American Chemical Society National Award for Team Innovation” for developing the first commercial NOx adsorber emission control system for heavy–duty diesel engines.
President of Gasoline Products
Mr. Zimmerman is Stanadyne’s new president of gasoline products. He was promoted after serving as the company’s managing director of the Americas, where he was responsible for developing growth strategies in Stanadyne’s OE and aftermarket sales markets throughout North and South America.
Prior to Stanadyne, Mr. Zimmerman was Global Sales Director at Continental Automotive, where he represented six business units with manufacturing touchpoints on six continents. Previously, Mr. Zimmerman worked for Lear Corporation as a test engineer, before taking on roles of increasing responsibility, eventually becoming Resident Engineer at BorgWarner. He then transitioned to a sales role as the lead account manager for fuel systems and powertrain.
Throughout his career, Mr. Zimmerman has led an expansion of powertrain products into new and existing markets, ensuring compliance with emission regulations while staying attuned to voice of customer, to deliver high-performance automotive products.
Mr. Zimmerman holds a degree in mechanical engineering from Western Michigan University.
President of Diesel Products
Mr. Sweetland, named Stanadyne’s president of diesel products in April 2019, joins the company after working at Pure Power Technologies Inc., since 1999, where he was a project manager, senior manager and engineering plant manager before becoming president and CEO in 2016.
During Mr. Sweetland’s tenure at Pure Power, he held a wide variety of positions, ranging from overseeing continuous improvement and operational excellence, quality to heading business development, HR and purchasing. Prior to working at Pure Power, Mr. Sweetland held leadership positions at Detroit Diesel, Siemens Automotive and Continental Automotive.
Mr. Sweetland received an MBA from Wake Forest University and a Bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering from Michigan State University.
Managing Director, Near East
As the Managing Director for Stanadyne’s Near East operations, Mr. Chadda, who has worked at major automotive component manufacturing companies in India, Europe and the United States, is responsible for overseeing the operations of the Chennai facility.
Prior to joining Stanadyne, Mr. Chadda served as President at Allied Nippon, Business Lead at Mindia Huf, Engineering Lead at Sumitomo Motherson and General Manager at Gabriel India. He was also President at RSB North America in Michigan, CEO at RSB Mexico and Director at MSI Belgium. Mr. Chadda is the former Vice Chairman, Technical of the SAE India Chapter and has been a member of the manufacturing committee for the Confederation of India Industry and ACMA.
Mr. Chadda has been trained in lean manufacturing and total quality management at the Japan Institute of Quality. He holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA from the Sam Walton Business School at the University of Arkansas as well as an MS in Investment Banking from the Wharton Business School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Managing Director, Far East
Mr. Zhu, who is responsible for Stanadyne operations, sales & marketing, engineering and business strategy in Far East region, came to Stanadyne in March 2014.
Prior to joining the company, he served as General Manager, Fehrer Automotive Co., LTD and General Manager, Beijing Tianhai Westport Company. He was also the Technical & Commercial Affairs Manager - China for Engelhard Asia-Pacific.
Mr. Zhu has 25 years of automotive and related business and manufacturing experience, including facility, program and project start-up and launch. He holds an MBA from Richard Ivey Business School of University of Western Ontario.
Managing Director, EMEA & Global Quality Director
As Managing Director of Stanadyne EMEA (SpA), Mr. Terzi is responsible for Stanadyne's global operations in Italy and the rest of EMEA region. He was appointed to the position in 2012.
Mr. Terzi joined Stanadyne Italy in 1997, serving as Quality Manager and then as Engineering Manager. In these positions, he played a critical role in implementing the QS9000 and ISO/TS 16949 Quality Management System, and then in developing many engine applications using Stanadyne’s patented RSN mechanical injectors. He was ultimately promoted to Plant Manager in 2006.
Prior to joining Stanadyne, Mr. Terzi worked for ST Micro-electronics as a Quality & Reliability engineer.
Mr. Terzi holds an MBS in Physics and an MBS and Material Science, both from the University of Milan-Italy.
Global Operations Director
Mr. Butler joins Stanadyne as global operations director after previously working at PurePower Technologies Inc., for more than eight years. During his time at PurePower, he served the company in a variety of roles, including vice president of operations, director of the engine systems business unit and plant manager.
Mr. Butler’s career spans nearly 30 years, working at a number of high-profile corporations such as FN America, LLC, Raytheon, Navistar Inc. and Nestlé. He is also a military veteran, having served as a corporal E4 for the United States Army from 1989 – 1992.
Mr. Butler holds a Bachelor of Science degree in organizational management from Oakland City University and a Master of Science degree in management from Indiana Wesleyan University.