Posted May 19, 2021

PFERD North America names new president

PFERD North America announced that Rafael Astacio has been appointed as the new PFERD North America president.

Rafael AstacioHe was previously executive vice president of the NAFTA Region for the Milwaukee-based manufacturer of abrasives, brushes and power tools.

Astacio brings more than 20 years of international experience at large corporations, family-owned and start-up technology companies throughout the U.S., Canada, Latin America and Europe to lead the PFERD North America.

PFERD North America is the U.S. subsidiary of August Rüggeberg GmbH & Co. of Marienheide, Germany.