Ralf Voss has been named senior executive vice president for Hella KGaA Hueck & Company’s electrical and electronics division. Voss will be responsible for development and manufacturing of driver-assistance systems, as well as body electronics. He also will coordinate the division’s NAFTA activities. Prior to joining Hella, Voss was engineering director for DaimlerChrysler’s body and safety electrical/electronics systems for all Chrysler Group vehicle programs, including Chrysler, Jeep and Dodge. While at DaimlerChrysler, Voss served as a member of the supervisory board of First Sensor Technology from 2000 until 2003, in Berlin, Germany. A physicist, Voss holds a master’s degree in business administration from Michigan State University and a doctorate in natural sciences from the Free University of Berlin. Hella, a global supplier, develops and manufactures components and systems for lighting and electronics for the automotive industry, including advanced driver-assistance systems enhancing safety and comfort. In addition, joint venture companies produce complete vehicle modules, air-conditioning systems and vehicle-electric systems.