Federico Decio


Federico Decio was recently announced as the new Product Line Manager for the Pleasure Craft business of ZF Marine Propulsion Systems. He will be based out of ZF Marine’s headquarters in Padova, Italy. 

Federico Decio joined ZF in 2014 as Operations Manager for the ZF Padova srl plants in Padova and Arco. With a bachelor degree in Engineering Management, he started his career as a consultant gaining a depth of experience in project management and business processes. Further, he developed a solid background in Supply Chain and Production process through management roles in international companies in the commercial vehicle and home appliances industries. The multilingual Decio, having held positions in Italy, Spain and Germany, is well familiar with the international working environment.

Photo: Federico Decio – Head of Product Line Pleasure Craft

“I am proud to be a part of the team and ready for this new challenge within the ZF Marine Group”, Decio says.

“Looking at the slow but steady market recovery of the largest markets in the recreational boating industry, I am convinced that the business has the opportunity to move forward in a positive way. Looking forward, the market will see not only new products from ZF Marine, but exciting next generations of our existing products as well”, Decio continues.

With its wide product portfolio, including a comprehensive range of transmissions, control systems, surface drives, propellers, and sail boat propulsion and maneuvering systems, Federico Decio will focus on securing the Product Line’s leadership position in the market, as well as continuing to support the company’s long term growth strategy. 

In assuming this new position, Mr. Decio continues his function as Operations Manager for the Padova and Arco plant in addition.

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