Punch Powertrain Appoints Steffen Bätzel as Chief Quality Officer

Punch Powertrain has named Steffen Bätzel to the role of Chief Quality Officer (CQO). Mr. Bätzel will lead the company’s efforts in agility and continuous learning and will drive quality efforts towards achieving full customer satisfaction. 

With 20 years of extensive experience in various senior leadership roles within Quality Management, Mr. Bätzel joins Punch Powertrain from Tenneco, where he most recently held the position of Executive Director Global Quality. Having previously headed quality efforts on different continents (EMEA, Asia Pacific, North America), he brings an in-dept multi-cultural understanding, acting as an accomplished bridge builder, driving multi-cultural team performance in a global corporate environment.  Alongside his proficiency in all aspects of Operations and Quality Management he has demonstrated bringing strong quality results and high customer satisfaction by profoundly rooting best-in-class practices and continuous improvement tools into the organization.

Steffen Bätzel

 “We are pleased to welcome Steffen Bätzel to our senior leadership team,” said Jorge Solis, Chief Executive Officer, Punch Powertrain. “Steffen is a highly accomplished global quality leader, who will drive our agile approach and continuous improvement in the field of quality, delivering on our “automotive best-in-class” commitment. Thereby, allowing us to deliver our vision “Our powertrains drive a sustainable world!” in the fast paced automotive arena.”