Gates Corp. has promoted Colby Florea to senior director of national sales for its U.S. automotive replacement division. Florea is responsible for Gates’ U.S. sales force, supporting all customers, as well as traditional automotive and heavy-duty customer headquarters relationships. His previous role at Gates was director of sales – west, responsible for the sales force and customers in the western-most 28 states.
Gates also has promoted Francois Godin to vice president of U.S. automotive and Canada replacement. Godin is responsible for the Gates U.S. and Canadian automotive replacement business. His previous role at Gates was general manager of Canada.