SAF-Holland appoints Kevin Layton as director
By Hannah Sundermeyer19 April 2022
SAF-Holland, a leading global manufacturer of trailer suspension and axle systems, truck suspensions, fifth wheels, landing gear and coupling products, has appointed Kevin Layton as director – aftermarket sales. Layton will be reporting to Matt Wolfe, vice president and general manager – aftermarket (Americas).
In his role, Layton will be responsible for leading the U.S. aftermarket sales and service team to pursue sales growth through all channels, including OES, Independent aftermarket, OE dealers and regional fleets, the company said.
Layton joins SAF-Holland with over 30 years of automotive and heavy-duty truck parts sales experience. From 1990 to 2011, he worked for Delphi in a variety of sales positions, ranging from senior product manager to international sales manager. In the past, he has also held positions that include sales director for Allison Transmission and Remy International. Most recently, Layton served as national sales manager at ZF Commercial Vehicle Technologies.
“We are excited to welcome Kevin to the Aftermarket team at SAF-Holland,” said Wolfe. “With his many years of experience building strong relationships in the commercial vehicle market, he brings a wealth of expertise to our customers.”
Layton received his bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology from Purdue University and his MBA from the University of South Florida.