Boaz to become new CEO of Troester Machinery
Zachary T. Boaz has been appointed as new CEO of Troester Machinery, Ltd. in Cuyahoga Falls, OH, USA, a subsidiary of Germany-based Troester GmbH & Co. KG, effective from 1 January 2018. He succeeds Michael Neubauer, who has worked for 40 years at Troester, 20 of which in the USA, and will leave the company at the end of 2017.
Boaz studied mechanical engineering and polymer materials at the University of Akron. Starting his career as a project engineer in the rubber hose industry, he moved into product design, tooling design and extrusion process development as an engineer with Mantaline Corporation. Later, Boaz transitioned into the aerospace industry as programme management with Goodrich Corporation. Within a couple of years he was promoted to Business Development Manager. In 2010, he took on an international sales position in the tyre machinery industry with The Steelastic Company, where he was promoted to Vice President of Sales & Marketing. Boaz joined Troester Machinery as Executive Vice President on 1 September 2017 and will transition to President & CEO starting 1 January 2018.