Champion Laboratories, Inc., a UCI International company, announced the appointment of Wolfgang Winzer to the position of president. In this role, Winzer will be responsible for worldwide growth of leading filtration products from Champion Laboratories —including brand names such as Champ, PetroClear, Kleener and Luber-finer.
“I am extremely proud to be part of the Champ Labs team,” says Winzer. “Not only is Champion a company with an excellent leadership reputation for quality and performance, but it is a company on the move with an aggressive vision for the future and that’s very exciting to me.”
Winzer joins Champion Laboratories after serving for the past two years as president of Webb Wheel Products, Inc. As the head of Webb Wheel Products, Winzer was responsible for four business units with five manufacturing facilities for OEM, aftermarket, transit and brake parts, as well as being accountable for Webb’s research-and-development facility.
Winzer’s career has included positions with Siemens VDO Automotive Corp.-North America, where he served as vice president and general manager for both the Aftermarket and Specialty OEM Business Units. Prior to moving to the United States, he served in various executive assignments for VDO in Germany.