Nick Rens was appointed EMEA President in October 2018. Prior to this, Mr. Rens served as our President, Trailer Systems, Aftermarket & Off-Highway since July 2014 and our Vice President, Aftermarket since November 2008. This was in addition to his role as Vice President, Trailer Systems, a role which he had held since 2005. He also assumed the role of Vice President, Driveline Controls, from January 2013 to September 2013.
Previously, Mr. Rens worked for three years as our regional trailer sales leader for southern and western Europe based in Claye Souilly, France. Since 1999, Mr. Rens has also been Managing Director of WABCO Belgium where he held several sales leadership roles both in the Aftermarket and Original Equipment sales organizations. Mr. Rens has worked at the Company for almost his entire career, having joined the Company in 1989 as a product line specialist.
Mr. Rens holds a graduate degree in Business Management from the Flemish School of Economics (VLEKHO) in Brussels, Belgium, as well as a Master of Science degree in Industrial Engineering and Electronics from IHAM Industrial University located in the Greater Antwerp area, Belgium.