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. Pinson is responsible for PurePower Technologies operations and oversees the development of growth strategies aimed at expanding Stanadyne’s remanufacturing product footprint, as well as the introduction of new diesel original equipment product lines for the Americas market.
Dr. Pinson joined Stanadyne in 2009 as Chief Technology Officer after serving as Vice President, Diesel and Large Engines at Ricardo Inc., a powertrain consulting company. Previously, he worked at General Motors for 14 years in various positions within GM Powertrain. He has more than 25 years of experience in global emission compliance strategy, combustion development for high efficiency and fuel injection system design.
Dr. Pinson holds a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Penn State, a master’s degree from Clemson University and an MBA from the University of Michigan Ross School of Business.
Costas Loukellis joined Stanadyne in 2019 as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.
Loukellis has an extensive financial manufacturing background, most recently serving as Vice President of Financial Planning & Analysis at Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies (UTC) where he spent 38 years prior to retiring in January 2019.
Loukellis served in a number of global financial executive roles during his career at UTC including Vice President, Operations Finance and CFO of Aerospace Power Systems, both at Hamilton Sundstrand, and Operations Finance Director at Carrier.
He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting from the University of Massachusetts and an MBA from Western New England University.
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 & Managing Director, Americas
Mr. Zimmerman is Stanadyne’s President of Gasoline Products. He also serves as the company’s Managing Director of the Americas, responsible for North and South American operational and financial performance and developing regional OE and aftermarket sales growth strategies.
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 the voice of the customer to deliver high-performance automotive products.
Mr. Zimmerman holds a degree in mechanical engineering from Western Michigan University.
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.
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.
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.