TI Automotive Strengthens Aftermarket Position; Names Peter Venter Managing Director, Global Aftermarket

Feb 10, 2011, 10:00 ET from TI Automotive

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TI Automotive – a leading global supplier of fluid storage, carrying and delivery technology – has named Peter Venter as managing director, global aftermarket. He will be based at TI Automotive global headquarters in Auburn Hills, Mich.

"The aftermarket sector is a key strategic business target for TI Automotive," said Bill Kozyra, chairman and CEO of TI Automotive. "Peter brings extensive international experience in the automotive supply industry and has a proven record of success in the aftermarket."

Venter joins TI Automotive from Acument Global Technologies, where he was vice president and general manager for North America. He has also held management positions with RH Burton Company in Columbus, Ohio; Mr. Gasket Performance Group in Cleveland, Ohio; Flowserve Corporation in Dallas, Texas; and The Bruedan Corporation in Bolton, Conn. He began his career and spent 20 years with Echlin, which in 1998 merged with Dana Corporation of Toledo, Ohio.

A veteran of the United States Navy, where he holds the rank of Commander, Venter served two tours as a reserve unit commanding officer. He is a graduate of Williams College in Williamstown, Va., where he studied American civilization, and is a resident of Rochester Hills, Mich.

TI Automotive aftermarket components include OEM-quality, Walbro-brand fuel pumps and modules, fluid carrying systems under the Bundy brand, engine pushrods, quick connectors, electronics and level sensors.

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