Head of Product Development - eMobility Products, Off-Highway Drive & Motion Technologies, Dana Inc.
TOPIC: Balancing Emerging Electrification Technologies with Evolving Performance Expectations.
Kress is the head of Off-Highway Electrification Sales and Strategy for Dana, responsible for electrification sales, business development and product management efforts within Dana Off-Highway Drive and Motion Technologies.
Kress joined Dana in March 2019 as part of the acquisition of the Drive Systems segment of the Oerlikon Group, including the Graziano and Fairfield brands. In his last position at Oerlikon, Kress served as senior sales director, where he was responsible for the company’s global planetary drives and electrification sales efforts.
Prior to joining Oerlikon, Kress served in a number of leadership positions including vice president of Sales and Marketing at Advanced Motors & Drives, which is now a part of Nidec Kinetek, as well as director of Program Management for Vapor Corp., now a WABTEC company.