Jim Markle has been appointed business development manager for MAHLE Aftermarket.
Markle spent 13 years in a variety of marketing positions for RTI Technologies (now MAHLE Service Solutions) overseeing sales, marketing and product management.
“Jim’s past experience and expertise with the company proved valuable in choosing him to serve in this essential role for the new Service Solutions division of MAHLE,” Max Dull, general manager, MAHLE Aftermarket, Service Solutions, says.
Markle will conduct research related to new markets, new products and services, and listening to the voice of customers to ensure the company’s programs are aligned to meet their needs. In addition, he will be responsible for identifying customer prospects, developing sales and pricing strategies, and generating new business sales.
Before joining MAHLE Service Solutions, Markle oversaw key accounts as manager of government and corporate accounts for Visual Sound, Inc. in Mechanicsburg, Pa. He was an infantry team leader for the U.S. Army from 1989 to 1991 and was awarded the “Expert Infantry Badge.” Markle earned a bachelor’s degree in history from the University of New Mexico and an MBA from Lehigh University.