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Bart Van Aerle
Bart van Aerle, Vice President of Prins Autogassystemen, manages the company in Eindhoven, the Netherlands since 2000. Bart has become acquainted with the automotive market during his internship in 1996 at a conversion center and a distributor in Eindhoven (NL) where he learned about Quality, Sales and Purchase.
After holding his Bachelor in Business Administration and Engineering at Fontys University in Eindhoven, he started his career in 1999 with the Ecological Engine Company Ltd. in Southampton (UK) as Sales Manager. In 2000 he became Sales Director of Prins Autogassystemen in Eindhoven and in 2005 he became the CEO and later Vice President of the company.
Developments listed under his management: from alternative fuel systems for carburetor engines -> single point injection -> multipoint port injection -> direct injection and now engines with a combined port and direct injection technology. Always proving that Prins technology is working even on the latest models that come on the market.
In 2018 Bart took the opportunity to hold the interim position of President Cummins Westport in Columbus (IN) United States.
Prins Autogassystemen, is since 2014 part of Westport and since 2016 a Westport Fuel Systems company. Prins develops and supplies innovative and high quality LPG, CNG and LNG systems and components for the automotive and transportation market worldwide.