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News   December 13, 2016   by Steve Pawlett

Federal-Mogul Motorparts Announces Leadership Changes 


Federal-Mogul Motorparts, a division of Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation has announced the following changes to its EMEA, Braking and Corporate Development leadership team:

  • Andrew Sexton elected president, EMEA aftermarket and regional president, EMEA
  • Neville Rudd elected senior vice president, global braking
  • Detlev Baudach elected senior vice president, global OE sales and EMEA aftermarket  commercial strategy
  • Alok Agrawal elected vice president, strategy and corporate development

Andrew Sexton has been named president, EMEA aftermarket and regional president, EMEA, effective immediately. He will report to Dan Ninivaggi, CEO, Federal-Mogul Motorparts and co-CEO, Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation. During his 16-year career at Federal-Mogul Motorparts, Sexton has held positions of increasing responsibility including director, Powertrain sealing and bearings –Asia Pacific; general manager, sealing; vice president, sealing and engine; and, most recently, senior vice president, global sealing, engine and underhood service.  He will retain responsibility for the global sealing, engine and underhood service business for the near term and will be based in Kontich, Belgium.

“Andrew started his career with Federal-Mogul in 2000 and has contributed meaningfully to the growth and development of our Powertrain and Motorparts divisions,” said Ninivaggi.  “His extensive global operating experience and proven business unit leadership make him uniquely qualified to advance the commercial success of our aftermarket business while pursuing our long-term financial and strategic growth objectives in the EMEA region.”

Neville Rudd has been named senior vice president, global braking, effective immediately.  He will report to Ninivaggi.  Rudd joined Federal-Mogul Motorparts in 2012 from TRW and has held positions of increasing responsibility as an operations director, vice president, global operations and, most recently, vice president and chief operating officer, global braking.

“Neville brings outstanding leadership to our global braking operations with a focus on safety, quality and innovation,” said Ninivaggi.  “We look forward to his continued contributions in driving operational improvements and excellence in our braking business globally.”

Detlev Baudach has been named senior vice president, global OE sales and EMEA aftermarket commercial strategy, effective immediately.  He will report jointly to Ninivaggi and Sexton.  Baudach will retain his current responsibilities for global OE sales, program management, and marketing.  Baudach joined Federal-Mogul Motorparts in 2009 with prior leadership experience in sales, engineering and operations with several notable European-based automotive companies.

“In connection with the announced regional leadership change, Detlev will be joining the EMEA aftermarket executive team leading EMEA aftermarket commercial strategy, where his focus will be on key account management and development across the region,” said Ninivaggi.

Alok Agrawal has been appointed to the newly created position of vice president, strategy and corporate development, reporting to Ninivaggi.  Prior to joining Federal-Mogul Motorparts, Agrawal held various positions of increasing responsibility with Ford Motor Company, AT Kearney and major automotive suppliers.

“Alok brings vast expertise, gained through his varied corporate development and strategy work assignments in both consultancy as well as with multinational corporations, including a significant period abroad in the Asia Pacific region.  He brings added capabilities to our company and I look forward to his immediate contributions.”


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