TROY, Mich., Jan. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Looking to expand its position in the global auto industry, Röchling Automotive USA hired Michael Brosseau as president, effective January 8. Brosseau brings 30 years of automotive experience, including three as president of a Tier 1 supplier, to the aerodynamics, propulsion and new mobility integrated system solutions provider.
"We are delighted to have Mike, with his extensive automotive industry experience, join our team to grow and lead our business within the North American market," said Erwin Doll, CEO, Röchling Automotive Group. "Röchling has an impressive history of developing solutions to address industry challenges including reducing emissions, weight and fuel consumption. With our industry constantly evolving, we're excited to have Mike help us expand our position in the market and add to our breadth of experience and knowledge."
Brosseau brings his comprehensive expertise and leadership skills to Röchling. He will have responsibility over the company's U.S., Canada and Mexico operations.
"I'm excited to kick off the new year by joining Röchling Automotive," stated Brosseau. "It's a dynamic company in many ways, and I look forward to getting to know the team and working together to achieve, and hopefully exceed, our goals."
Brosseau will report directly to Doll and work out of the company's Technical Center in Troy,MI. He earned a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Kettering University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Detroit Mercy.
For more on Röchling Automotive, visit www.roechling.com.
With sales of € 1.8 billion and over 10,000 employees at 90 locations in 25 countries, the global Röchling Group stands for competence in plastics. We leverage the unique innovation potential of this material – from semi-finished products right through to complex systems.
The Industrial division supplies almost every sector of industry with optimal, application-oriented materials. To achieve this, Röchling has probably the world's biggest product portfolio of thermoplastics and composite materials. The company manufactures a range of semi-finished parts such as sheets, rods, tubes, flat bars, finished castings and profiles as well as machined and assembled precision components.
The Automotive Division designs and engineers components and system solutions in the fields of aerodynamics, powertrain and new mobility. As part of our customer-oriented and global development approach, we focus on the current challenges facing the automotive industry: reduction of the environmental impact and improvement of the customer experience.
The Medical division offers customers a wide range of standard and tailored plastic products in the fields of pharmaceuticals, diagnostics, surgery and life sciences as well as cardiology, fluid management and ophthalmology. These high-quality products are used in innovative drug delivery systems, primary packaging systems, surgical instruments and disposable diagnostic items.
SOURCE Röchling Automotive USA