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News   July 21, 2014   by CARS Magazine

Federal-Mogul Motorparts announces organizational changes

Leadership appointments intended to better align regional operations and strengthen business units while supporting global growth.

Federal-Mogul Motorparts has announced a series of leadership appointments

Martin Hendricks has been named President of the company’s efforts in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), while Keith Power has been appointed president for Asia Pacific.

Other appointments include:

* Dr. Rainer Bostel as senior vice president and general manager for Global Braking;

* Bradley Norton as senior vice president for Global Chassis and Service;

* Andrew Sexton as senior vice president for Global Sealing and Engine; and

* Bob Egan as senior vice president for North America Sales and Strategy.

The appointments are effective immediately.

According to the company, the leadership appointments are intended to better align regional operations and strengthen business units while supporting global growth.

“Our team of newly-appointed leaders has the combined knowledge, experience and talent to successfully execute our business strategy and ensure our customers receive the highest quality products and service in the industry,” said Daniel Ninivaggi, co-CEO of Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation and CEO of Federal-Mogul Motorparts. “My highest priority upon joining Federal-Mogul Motorparts was to form the best global management team in our business. 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 AkzoNobel’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 Corporation, prior to this appointment. Previously, Norton held various leadership positions with BorgWarner, Nissan North America and AlliedSignal.

Andrew Sexton most recently served as vice president and general manager for Global Sealing and Engine. He has held a number of management positions in manufacturing and business operations at Federal-Mogul during the past 15 years.

Bob Egan was most recently vice president for North America Sales. Egan has held various leadership positions within the global aftermarket business during his more than three decades at Federal-Mogul.

Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation is a leading global supplier of products and services to the world’s 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’s products and services enable improved fuel economy, reduced emissions and enhanced vehicle safety. Federal-Mogul operates two independent business divisions.

Its brands include Anco wiper blades; Champion spark plugs, wipers and filters; AE, Fel-Pro, FP Diesel Goetze, Glyco, Nüral, Payen and Sealed Power engine products; Moog steering and suspension parts; and Ferodo and Wagner brake products.

The company employs 44,300 people in 33 countries, and its worldwide headquarters is in Southfield, Michigan, United States.

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