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SAF-HOLLAND Names New VP And GM, Aftermarket – Americas

Matthew Wolfe brings 23 years of automotive manufacturing experience; 15 years in the commercial vehicle industry.


SAF-HOLLAND, a leading global manufacturer of trailer suspension and axle systems, truck suspensions, fifth wheels, landing gear, and coupling products, has welcomed Matthew Wolfe as vice president and general manager, Aftermarket – Americas. Wolfe, reporting to Kent Jones, president – Americas, is responsible for leading the aftermarket business in the Americas, where he will head up customer engagement, product distribution, and supply chain management.

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“We are excited about Matt joining SAF-HOLLAND,” said Jones. “His vast experience will allow him to focus on our aftermarket revenue growth, profitability and market penetration objectives.”

Through his leadership, Wolfe will strengthen the company’s after-sales support activities to end-users and sharpen procedures and practices that will enhance our strong customer relationships. He will place a high priority on the gathering and evaluation of market data analytics to directly assist product planning and create accurate demand forecasting. In addition, he will be responsible for sourcing Aftermarket products and non-competing complimentary third-party products.

Wolfe brings 23 years of experience in automotive and manufacturing with 15 years in the commercial vehicle industry. Through his career with Meritor, Wolfe held numerous senior P&L level positions including VP Aftermarket Europe, Middle East and Africa, VP Asia Pacific, and VP Industrial Business. His experience includes extensive international leadership and P&L responsibilities including in managing director roles in Australia and Wales as well as senior roles in Finance.


Prior to joining Meritor, Wolfe worked for DaimlerChrysler and Stealth Engineering & Technologies in addition to serving in the Military Intelligence Battalion for the U.S. Army. He has a bachelor’s in finance and Master of Business Administration from Michigan State University’s Eli Broad School of Management.