Federal-Mogul Motorparts, a division of Federal-Mogul Holdings Corp., named new executives to head two global business units and announced several other leadership changes in its regional operations.
The company says it made the changes to better align its regional operations and strengthen its business units while supporting global growth. The following appointments are effective immediately:
* Martin Hendricks, president, Motorparts, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA);
* Keith Power, president, Asia Pacific;
* Dr. Rainer Bostel, senior vice president and general manager, global braking;
* Bradley Norton, senior vice president, global chassis and service;
* Andrew Sexton, senior vice president, global sealing and engine; and
* Bob Egan, senior vice president, North America sales and strategy.
“My highest priority upon joining Federal-Mogul Motorparts was to form the best global management team in our business, says Daniel Ninivaggi, co-CEO, Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation and CEO, Federal-Mogul Motorparts. “These latest appointments, which include long-standing Federal-Mogul executives as well as industry veterans from outside the company, is a major step in that direction.”
Martin Hendricks most recently served as vice president and general manager, braking for Federal-Mogul Motorparts. Previously he was responsible for all global aftermarket activities in EMEA and South America for Federal-Mogul.
Before joining Federal-Mogul, Keith Power served as managing director of the automotive and aerospace coatings business unit of Akzo Nobel N.V.'s Asia Pacific region.
Dr. Rainer Bostel succeeds Hendricks as senior vice president and general manager of the Motorparts global braking business. Previously, Bostel served as president, friction materials for Honeywell Transportation Systems.
Bradley Norton served as president of Freudenberg-NOK, the Americas joint venture between Freudenberg GmbH and NOK Corp., prior to this appointment.
Andrew Sexton, currently vice president and general manager, global sealing and engine, was promoted to senior vice president, global sealing and engine.
Bob Egan, currently vice president, North America sales, was promoted to senior vice president, North America sales and strategy.
Federal-Mogul Holdings Corp. is a global supplier of products and services to manufacturers and servicers of vehicles and equipment in the automotive, light, medium and heavy-duty commercial, marine, rail, aerospace, power generation and industrial markets.
The company employs 44,300 people in 33 countries, and its worldwide headquarters is in Southfield, Mich.,. For more information, visit www.federalmogul.com.
Bob Ulrich was named Modern Tire Dealer editor in August 2000. He joined the magazine in 1985 as assistant editor, and has been responsible for gathering statistical information for MTD's "Facts Issue" since 1993.