Salih Karayağız is Product Manager for the Rubber Hydraulic Hose and Fittings (RHHF) business unit and Application Engineering Manager for Danfoss Power Solutions’ Fluid Conveyance (FC) division in EMEA.
In this role he is responsible for the overall product strategy for all Rubber Hydraulic Hose and Fittings brands of Danfoss across the EMEA region. This includes implementation of growth tactics to drive market share improvement and product profitability with close collaboration with Engineering, Marketing, and Sales Development teams as wells as customers.
In his role as Application Engineering Manager, he is leading a team of eight Application Engineers and is responsible to deliver the highest possible value for customer requests within a short time frame.
Karayağız began his career in 2011 as a Field and Application Engineer at Eaton’s Hose Assembly plant in Baden-Baden, Germany. In 2016 he moved to Eaton’s hose manufacturing plant in Çerkezköy, Türkiye as Product Manager and completed several new product launches for Aeroquip®, Winner® and SEL® brands.
Karayağız holds an MBA in General Management from the University of Applied Sciences, Hamburg, as well as a Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering from Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University, Karlsruhe.