Corcoran named president, COO of ZF Services North America

Jan. 1, 2020
ZF Services ? the strategic aftermarket business unit of ZF Friedrichshafen AG ? named Tim Corcoran as president and COO of ZF Services North America, the merged organization of ZF Sales & Service NA, LLC and ZF Trading North America.

ZF Services – the strategic aftermarket business unit of ZF Friedrichshafen AG – named Tim Corcoran as president and COO of ZF Services North America, the merged organization of ZF Sales & Service NA, LLC and ZF Trading North America.

Corcoran has been with ZF since 1989 and in his most recent position served as President, ZF Sales and Service NA, LLC.  In this role, he was responsible for all operations related to supporting existing ZF products operating within NAFTA with service, spare parts and remanufacturing programs.

During his tenure as President, he launched many internal performance enhancing initiatives such as Lean and Malcolm Baldrige-type business excellence processes. 

In his new position, Corcoran will be responsible for all business activities associated with ZF Services North America, reporting to the ZF Services Board of Directors.

Formed on January 1, 2008, ZF Services North America brings together ZF Sales & Service NA, LLC and ZF Trading NA. Under one roof, the new organization offers spare parts and remanufactured components for existing ZF applications in addition to clutches (SACHS), shocks (SACHS), chassis components (Lemförder), and gas-charged lift supports (Stabilus) for cars, trucks and commercial vehicles under an ‘all-makes’ program.

Corcoran, 54, earned both his bachelor’s degree and MBA from Loyola University, Chicago, Ill., and is a resident of Mount Prospect, Ill., where he had served as Village Trustee from 1989 to 2008.

ZF is a leading worldwide supplier of driveline and chassis technology.  Headquartered in Friedrichshafen, Germany, ZF is among the 10 largest automotive suppliers in the world.  The company employs approximately 58,000 at 120 locations in 25 countries, and totaled sales of $17.3 billion in 2007.

ZF operates an extensive manufacturing network in North America, combined with global research and development capabilities, to provide advanced technology to the NAFTA region.  The ZF Group North American Operations Headquarters and Technical Center is located in Northville, Mich., USA.

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