Power Systems Research Appoints New Managing Director for South America

Power Systems Research has appointed Carlos Briganti as the company's Managing Director for South America.

Power Systems Research Inc. announces the appointment of Carlos Briganti as Managing Director, based in Campinas, Sao Paulo State, Brazil. 

“I am very pleased to join Power Systems Research. Power Systems Research is the only recognized global provider of market research and information on all engine, power products and components produced world-wide. My immediate work is to manage the business in South America, which includes establishing a solid base to promote our growth in the region,” says Carlos Briganti.

“Carlos brings the type of industry knowledge and rich experience we expect our leadership to have at Power Systems Research. Our clients appreciate our ability to understand and explain industry developments that go far beyond our data products. With his years of responsibility in leading power train operations and business development in Europe, Asia, and of course in his home base of Brazil, Carlos is the ideal leader for our Brazil based team. He is a knowledgeable engineer and a seasoned executive. As a result he is well equipped to help our clients expand their presence in Latin America as well as support our Latin America clients as they build their presence in global markets,” says George Zirnhelt, President of Power Systems Research.

Prior to joining Power Systems Research, Carlos has held several senior positions in the automotive and auto parts industry internationally. He was President and General Manager of Eaton Corp – Truck Transmissions, Latin America, and General Manager of Eaton Transmissions, Europe and Japan. Carlos has also been an active Board member of the ABM - Metallurgy Brazilian Association, member of Consulting Board of SAE -Society of Automotive Engineers, Brazil; as well he spent several years as a member of General Motors South America Supplier Council and Sindipecas – Brazilian Autoparts Association. Carlos holds a Bachelor’s degree in Material Engineering from the Universidade Federal of Sao Carlos and a Master’s degree in Metallurgical Engineering from Escola Politecnica, Universidade Sao Paulo.