Commercial Vehicle Group Realigns Executive Leadership [Professional Services Close - Up]
(Professional Services Close - Up Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Commercial Vehicle Group (CVG) reported the realignment of its executive leadership team, effective July 7.
The Company reported in a release that under the new structure, Ulf Lindqwister will join CVG, effective August 4, in the capacity of Chief Administrative Officer with responsibility for Global Information Technology, Global Research & Development, Global Supply Chain Management, Operational Excellence, Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate Business Development, Strategic Planning and Government Affairs.
Lindqwister comes to CVG from Caterpillar, where he served most recently as the Manager of Growth, M & A, and External Relationships for CAT Electronics.
The Company also announced the realignment of its Aftermarket business, with the North American Aftermarket business now reporting to Pat Miller in his capacity of President of Global Truck & Bus. Geoff Perich, Asia Pacific Managing Director, will assume responsibility for the APAC Aftermarket business and Kevin Lane, European, Middle Eastern and African Manager Director, will assume responsibility for the EMEA Aftermarket business. Kevin Frailey, President of Global Construction, Agriculture and Military, continues in this same capacity.
In connection with these organizational changes, Timo Haatanen, President of Global Aftermarket and Bob Averitt, Chief Information Officer, are no longer with the Company.
Rounding out the executive leadership team are Chief Financial Officer, Timothy Trenary; General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and Secretary, Brent Walters; and Chief Human Resources Officer, Laura Macias.
"The recent refinement of our executive leadership team to include Managing Directors in both the APAC and EMEA geographies creates an opportunity for us to now more readily address the unique local needs of our Aftermarket customers in all of the geographies we serve," said Rich Lavin, President and CEO of Commercial Vehicle Group." "I am extremely confident in the leadership of our global and regional operations executives to deploy our efforts and resources to position the Company for future profitable growth."
Commercial Vehicle Group is a supplier of a full range of cab related products and systems for the global commercial vehicle market.
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