Santiago Martin appointed head of Danfoss Drives for Americas
By Renée Francoeur
July 26, 2016 – Santiago Martin is the new head of Danfoss Drives, a manufacturer of variable speed drives, for the Americas. He is responsible for the business in Canada, the United States and Latin America.
Martin was previously vice-president at Danfoss Drives in Latin America. He joined Danfoss as part of the company’s merger with Vacon, where he spent seven years.
“We’re pleased to welcome Santiago to this new position within Danfoss,” said John Galyen, president of Danfoss North America. “Variable speed drives continue to play an increasingly important role in the control of motor, fan, pump, and gear applications across a variety of industry sectors; this technology is becoming more integrated as part of an overall pursuit of reliability, performance optimization, and energy efficiency. Santiago brings tremendous leadership and expertise that we believe will strengthen our ability to help customers tackle these challenges, meet industry demands and look toward future high-performance innovations.”
Danfoss is a manufacturer of electronic and mechanical components and controls for air-conditioning, heating, refrigeration, industrial and water systems.