Paul Shepherd appointed Head of Engine Products Engineering & Development

Concentric AB has promoted Paul Shepherd to join the Group Executive Leadership team in his new role as Head of Engine Products Engineering & Development, with global responsibility for the design and engineering teams for Engine Products.

A graduate of UMIST, Paul holds a BEng (Hons) degree in Mechanical Engineering.  He is a fellow of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers and a Chartered Engineer.   Paul has been with Concentric since April 2005, most recently in the role of Director, Advanced Research & Development.  Prior to working for Concentric he held senior design roles with Cosworth Racing Ltd and Perkins Engines. 

In the last 3 years, Paul has successfully set up the Advanced R&D function for Concentric.  He has formed and led a team that has successfully engaged with customers to understand what they see as critical technology developments.  Paul and his team have made great progress, including the development of programmes for electrically driven oil pumps and variable flow oil pumps for on and off highway applications.    

David Woolley, President and CEO of Concentric AB commented, “This next step in Paul’s career enables him to continue to build on the important customer relationships which he has started to forge and to manage a much larger function that will be vital to us in order to take new products through from concept to design and then to production launch.  This role will be an integral part of achieving our ambition of sustainable, profitable growth.”

Paul replaces David Williams who has decided to leave the company to pursue other interests.

Concentric AB is one of the world’s leading pump manufacturers.  Our flow dynamics give customers advanced technology oil pumps, water pumps, fuel pumps and hydraulic systems.  We aim to increase fuel economy, reduce emissions and improve engine control through technical solutions and precision engineering.  Concentric is an innovator in flow control and fluid power, supplying proprietary systems and
components to the world’s truck, construction, mining and agricultural equipment industries.

For further information, please contact Mia Segerberg, Corporate Communications, telephone: +46 72 226 90 80.

About Us

Concentric AB is the former Hydraulics Division of Haldex AB and from June 16 2011 a separate listed company.Concentric is one of the world’s leading pump manufacturers. Our flow dynamics gives customers advanced technology oil pumps, water pumps, fuel pumps and hydraulic systems. We aim to increase fuel economy, reduce emissions and improve engine control through our technical solutions and precision engineering. Concentric’s global manufacturing presence includes factories in Sweden, Germany, the UK, the USA, Argentina, India and China, backed by central support and development functions. This means we sell locally to our global customers. The business fuses Concentric’s strengths as a pumps maker with longstanding expertise in hydraulic products. Our customers make trucks, construction equipment, agricultural machinery and general industrial applications.