Tenneco Automotive has announced that Paul Schultz has been appointed as senior vice president, global supply chain management.
The appointment, which takes effect April 15, 2002 will make Schultz responsible for the company’s worldwide purchasing, logistics and material management functions and the Tenneco Automotive Six Sigma program.
Schultz will serve on the company’s senior management team and report directly to Mark P. Frissora, chairman and CEO. “I am very pleased to welcome Paul Schultz to the Tenneco Automotive team and look forward to his leadership in implementing world class practices for global supply chain management,” Frissora said. “We are focused on leveraging synergies throughout our supply chain to reduce our costs and working capital as well as optimize our global distribution footprint. I am confident that Paul’s outstanding supply chain expertise will help move us toward our goals of long-term debt reduction and profitable growth.”
Mr. Schultz joins Tenneco Automotive from Ingersoll-Rand, where he most recently served as a vice president, supply chain management. He previously served as vice-president, manufacturing operations, having joined in 1998 as vice president, strategic sourcing. He also introduced and led Six Sigma at Ingersoll-Rand. Prior to joining Ingersoll-Rand, Paul Schultz had a 25-year career with AlliedSignal, most recently serving as corporate director, global commodity management.
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