ARVADA, Colo. — Mark VII Equipment Inc. CEO Steve Jeffs will retire at the end of 2014 after three years in the role, according to a press release.

Mark VII Equipment Inc. is the North American subsidiary of WashTec AG of Germany, the world’s largest manufacturer of vehicle cleaning systems.

Jeffs joined WashTec in 2005 as managing director of its U.K. subsidiary, the release noted.

He relocated to Colorado in 2007, where he served four years as vice president of sales for Mark VII Equipment Inc. before becoming CEO in 2011.

The company plans on having a successor in place by January 2015, the release stated.