Ambrell Corp. announced the appointment of Henk Kleef as the new managing director for its European operations. He will manage all aspects of Ambrell’s business in Europe, including the U.K., European Union and Eastern Europe. Kleef has more than 25 years of business experience in the industrial, energy and aerospace markets. His background includes general management, sales, business development, engineering, manufacturing and operations. He most recently served as managing director of Weasler Engineering in Europe. Weasler manufactures mechanical power transmission products. Kleef has also served with other companies as global business development director and global sales director.

Kleef will have offices in Cheltenham, England, and Hengelo, the Netherlands. He will be a member of the Global Executive Team and be a representative at the company’s Board of Directors quarterly meetings.