SANTA ANA, CA --- Fuel Systems Solutions Inc., a manufacturer and supplier of alternative fuel components and systems, said it is moving its corporate headquarters to New York City.

The goal of the move is to create a central base for managing operations in Europe, Latin America and the United States, the company said. 

Matthew Beale, president, assumed the chief financial officer responsibilities on May 14. Choosing not to relocate, Bill Larkin resigned as CFO and will assist with the transition through July 15. 

New York-based Michael Helfand has joined Fuel Systems as senior vice president of finance and chief accounting officer. 

Fuel Systems Solutions specializes in advanced products and systems to enable internal combustion engines to run on clean-burning gaseous fuels such as natural gas and propane. Fuel Systems Solutions acts as the holding entity for BRC S.r.L., based in Cherasco, Italy, and IMPCO Technologies in the U.S. BRC focuses on the light-duty and automobile alternative fuel sectors.