FELDKIRCHEN, Germany — On March 1, Durmus Özcan assumed responsibility for sales management at Nanotec — a manufacturer of drive solutions based near Munich, Germany. He is responsible for sales in Europe as well as for coordinating sales activities with the company's subsidiaries in China and the United States. In his role as Sales Director, Özcan is also part of the executive management at Nanotec.

Most recently, Özcan was the Sales Director for Europe of Oriental Motor, Düsseldorf, Germany. The former professional soccer player brings experience in the area of electrical drives and will, among other things, work on further expanding international business at Nanotec.

Founded in 1991, Nanotec is a manufacturer of motors and controllers for industrial automation and medical engineering applications. The company has been based in Feldkirchen, Germany, near Munich, since 2011. Learn more at www.nanotec.com.