Gates Corp. has promoted Mark Osterman to senior sales director for the Gates-brand U.S. automotive replacement market. Osterman is based at Gates’ corporate headquarters in Denver.
Osterman joined Gates in 2004 as an application engineer in the fluid power organization. He then joined the U.S. automotive replacement team in 2015 as a product group manager. In 2017, his role was expanded to include management of the cataloging and data services teams.
Prior to joining Gates, Osterman was a development engineer for the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., where he created new tread compounds for NASCAR race tires.