New Head of ZF’s Off-Highway Business
By Roberta Prandi22 March 2021
Daniel Härter named new Head of the Off-Highway and Test Systems Business Unit, within the Industrial Technology Division of ZF
As of April 1 2021 Daniel Härter will become new Head of the Off-Highway and Test Systems Business Unit - the largest business unit within the Industrial Technology Division of ZF.
Härter has held various management positions for ZF since 2003. From 2004 to 2010 he was manager in the product line construction machinery axles and then took over responsibility as Head of Materials Management for the Industrial Technology Division. From 2014 to 2016 Härter was head of the product line Marine. In 2017, he started his current function as Head of the Marine and Special Driveline Technology Business Unit. Härter will continue this task in addition to his new function as Head of the Off-Highway and Test Systems Business Unit, which he will head in dual responsibility until at least the end of the year.
Härter succeeds Udo Kneitz, who elected to leave the company at the end of 2020. Until the appointment of Härter, Alexander Seeliger has headed the Business Unit on an interim basis in addition to his function as business director for Off-Highway Systems.
The Off-Highway and Test Systems Business Unit, headquartered in Passau, Germany, comprises the development and production of transmissions and axles for agricultural and construction machinery as well as driveline technology for material handling systems. Test systems for all kinds of applications in driveline and chassis technology are also included in the division’s portfolio.