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Sgarbi Named President At Jacobs

Posted on July 17, 2013

Jacobs Vehicle Systems (JVS), the Bloomfield, Conn., manufacturer of heavy-duty diesel engine retarding systems and valve actuation mechanisms, announced that Sergio Sgarbi has been appointed president, effective July 22. He succeeds Rob Tykal, who has transitioned into a broader role within parent company Danaher.

Sgarbi, who has undergone a three-month immersion process at the company, joined JVS from Navistar, where he had a 22-year career in operations, marketing and general management with a focus on engines and components. Most recently, he was vice president Global Engine and Marketing. He also served on the board of Magnum Power, a joint venture with Caterpillar Reman and Navistar.

Earlier he was vice president and general manager, North American Business Operations at Navistar.

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