Ching Gettman joins Davis-Standard as president

Ching Gettman joins Davis-Standard…

Davis-Standard, a global leader in the design and manufacturing of extrusion and converting technology, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ching Gettman as President of the Davis-Standard Global Services (DS Global Services) team.

With a proven track record of leadership and innovation, Ching is set to drive the growth and excellence of DS Global Services, bringing increased value to our customer base through focused service and support strategy execution.

With over 20+ years of industry experience, Ching joins Davis-Standard from Caterpillar, where she served as Vice President of Product Development, Aftermarket, and Strategy. There, she led significant advancements in product development and aftermarket services, reinforcing Caterpillar’s position as an industry leader. Prior to that, she spent 12 years at John Deere, holding various key roles across multiple locations, which provided her with extensive experience and a deep understanding of the aftermarket industry. She also worked as a distributor executive at Cummins Western Canada, where she was responsible for Sales, Service, Rebuild, and Parts.

“Ching’s experience and innovative approach make her the perfect fit for leading our DS Global Services team,” said Giovanni Spitale, CEO of Davis-Standard. “Ching’s leadership will enhance our service capabilities and strengthen our commitment to delivering exceptional value to our customers worldwide. Under her leadership, DS Global Services will focus on providing comprehensive solutions that improve our customers' performance at every step of the way.”

"I am excited to lead DS Global Services in our mission to forge enduring partnerships with our customers by delivering a premium customer experience; we aim to be the most trusted and sought-after service and support provider in the industry. Our focus on quality, uptime, speed, cost savings, and flexibility reflects our dedication to enhancing our customers' performance and driving their success. DS Global Services will elevate the standards of service excellence and support that our customers deserve."

Ching holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Johns Hopkins University and a Master of Science in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). In her spare time, she enjoys ice hockey, volunteering for the US Coast Guard Academy, and supporting greyhound dog rescue organizations.