Los Angeles, CA - Drivetrain component manufacturer Superior Axle and Gear announced today that Jeffrey L. Phillips has been appointed President.
Phillips will be responsible for directing Superiors aggressive growth and branding initiatives as well as overseeing the launch of new product lines and services. Foote Axle & Forge and Superior Axle CEO, Mike Denton Sr. stated “We are very pleased that Jeff has joined the Superior Axle & Gear team. Jeff’s proven record in the OEM and Aftermarket drivetrain component group gives us the added confidence that we will continue to be the leader in new concepts & developments to satisfy the high tech demand of the aftermarket.”
Phillips recently held the position of Vice President, Sales and Marketing for SG Automotive in Troy, Michigan where he oversaw all sales and marketing activities including OEM and Aftermarket axle, ring and pinion and related drivetrain products. Prior to joining SG, Phillips led Eaton Corporation’s Torque Control Aftermarket Program as well as its International OE Sales.
Phillips holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting and business management from Brigham Young University and a Master of Business Administration in operations, international management and marketing from the Krannert School of Management at Purdue University.
Superior Axle and Gear pioneered the highly engineered performance axle, gears and differential component market. Its products include the Evolution Series™ axle kits, Super 30™ kit, Super 35™ kit, Super 44ä kit and the recently launched Super 88™ Axle System. These premium products are used in extreme off-road vehicles and competition racing vehicles. Enthusiasts and competitors alike choose the Superior brand for ultimate performance, quality and delivery. For additional information, visit www.superioraxle.com.