Jochen Engelmann joins the German firm from Volvo Penta

Jochen Engelmann VP Sales EMEA Torqeedo

Jochen Engelmann, VP sales EMEA Torqeedo

Source: Tim Marcour

Torqeedo, the German electric propulsion specialist, has named Jochen Engelmann as its new vice-president of sales for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

In this position, Engelmann be responsible for expanding sales and driving the company’s growth across the EMEA region for Torqeedo’s marine electromobility systems.

Engelmann joins Torqeedo from Volvo Penta, where he was head of sales, central Europe for the industrial engine division. Prior to joining Volvo Penta, he worked in the engine development department at Stihl as a technical project manager.

“With Jochen’s international experience in the sales of technically sophisticated drive systems, we will sustainably deepen our interaction with existing and new customers and strategically advance Torqeedo’s market presence and steady growth,” says Torqeedo CEO Christoph Ballin.

Founded in 2005 in Starnberg, Germany, Torqeedo develops and manufactures electric and hybrid drives from 0.5kW-100kW for commercial applications and recreational use. The company is part of the Deutz Group.