Release time : 2015-06-15 12:27:27
ederal-Mogul Corporation (Nasdaq: FDML) President and Chief Executive Officer Jose Maria Alapont today announced the appointment of Alston German to the position of vice president and chief information officer and a member of the Federal-Mogul Strategy Board. German will report directly to Alapont and will be located in Southfield, Michigan.
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"Alston's international experience in information systems and the automotive industry makes him an excellent choice to lead the information services team to support the company in achieving its sustainable global profitable growth strategy," said Alapont.
German joined Federal-Mogul in 1994 as a senior information systems (IS) consultant. Since then, he has held positions of increasing responsibility, including valve train and transmission IS director, and then business unit IS director, while also corporate IS director, Asia Pacific region. Most recently, he was IS director, global SAP, where he led the implementation of SAP across Federal-Mogul's worldwide operations. Prior to joining Federal-Mogul, German progressed through various positions, including information technology manager, powertrain division, with a United Kingdom-based automotive supplier.
German earned a higher national diploma in mechanical engineering from the University of Central England, United Kingdom, and a post-graduate diploma in management studies from the University of Wolverhampton, United Kingdom.
Federal-Mogul Corporation is a leading global supplier of powertrain and safety technologies, serving the world's foremost original equipment manufacturers of automotive, light commercial, heavy-duty, agricultural, marine, rail, off-road and industrial vehicles, as well as the worldwide aftermarket. The company's leading technology and innovation, lean manufacturing expertise, as well as marketing and distribution deliver world-class products, brands and services with quality excellence at a competitive cost. Federal-Mogul is focused on its sustainable global profitable growth strategy, creating value and satisfaction for its customers, shareholders and employees. Federal-Mogul was founded in Detroit in 1899. The company is headquartered in Southfield, Michigan, and employs nearly 50,000 people in 35 countries.
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