PITTSBURGH–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) today announced the appointment of Eric Gebhardt to Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, effective September 14. In this role, Gebhardt will lead Wabtec’s global technology and investment strategy, new product development, and global engineering organization.
A respected technologist with more than 30 years of experience, Gebhardt built his career developing innovative technology solutions in power generation, battery storage, renewables, and distributed power. He comes to this role as former Managing Director of KCK-US, an investment firm focused on the energy, life science, and industrial sectors. Prior, he spent nearly 30 years with General Electric in a variety of global engineering and leadership roles where he was responsible for driving the strategic direction for product and portfolio development, including Chief Technology Officer of GE Power, Chief Product Management Officer for Energy Connections, Chief Platforms and Operations Officer for Current, and Chief Technology