Cooper Standard's C. Krathwohl Honored as One of Automotive News' 100 Leading Women in the North American Automotive Industry

Nov 10, 2015, 08:30 ET from Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc.

NOVI, Mich., Nov. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc. (NYSE: CPS) today announced that Christine Krathwohl, vice president global supply chain, has been named to the Automotive News 100 Leading Women in the North American Auto Industry list.

A member of the Company's senior leadership team, Krathwohl leads the company-wide strategy for purchasing, procurement, logistics, vendor management and supplier quality. Since joining Cooper Standard, Krathwohl has employed her 21 years of experience in logistics, supply chain and purchasing to further evolve the Company's global supply chain to better meet its global growth strategy goals.

In addition to her many business achievements, Krathwohl is actively involved in a number of charitable causes including the Boys & Girls Club of Detroit, Cooper Standard's Careers for Veterans and S.A.Y. Detroit's Working Homes / Working Families. She is also an ambassador for STEM Education and a founding member of Lace Up Detroit.

Krathwohl earned an Executive Master of Business Administration degree and a bachelor's degree in materials and logistics management from Michigan State University in East Lansing.

Every five years since 2000, Automotive News has compiled a list of 100 Leading Women in the North American Auto Industry to recognize top female executives in the industry. For the 2015 list, the selection committee – consisting of Automotive News editors and reporters, as well as three influential female executives – looked for powerful women who make major decisions in their positions. The 2015 list includes executives from 54 companies, including six CEOs from automakers and suppliers. To view the list, please visit: 2015 100 Leading Women list.

About Cooper Standard

Cooper Standard, headquartered in Novi, Mich., is a leading global supplier of systems and components for the automotive industry. Products include rubber and plastic sealing, fuel and brake lines, fluid transfer hoses and anti-vibration systems. Cooper Standard employs more than 27,000 people globally and operates in 20 countries around the world. For more information, please visit




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