Clean Diesel Technologies has appointed Peter Chase as chief operating officer, reporting to CEO, Matthew Beale.

“Peter is a proven operations leader and strategist with a track record of success in driving manufacturing efficiencies and new product introductions in a demanding OEM environment,” said Beale.

“He has extensive experience delivering highly engineered solutions to automotive customers in our key markets of North America, China and India. Peter’s skill set is an excellent fit with CDTi’s operational and commercial focus as the company begins to capitalise on its investments in product and customer relationships during a pivotal 2017 and beyond.”

Chase has more than 25 years of experience in the automotive and industrial engine industries. Since 2005, he has served in key positions at IMPCO Technologies, now a division of Nasdaq-listed Westport Fuel Systems, including director of engineering, COO, executive vice president, operations and strategy and most recently, as general manager.