Novi, Michigan, November 8 (ots/PRNewswire) -
Tower Automotive today announced it has named Dr. Gyula Meleghy to
the newly created position of President, International Operations.
Effective immediately, Meleghy will lead all Tower businesses in
Europe, South America and Asia. He will report directly to Mark
Malcolm, President and CEO of Tower.
"Gyula's broad business experience and his passion for our
customers, colleagues, and products make him the perfect choice to
lead our International Operations into the future," said Malcolm.
Said Dr. Meleghy, "In our highly competitive and rapidly changing
industry, Tower is dedicated to achieving long-term profitable growth
through customer satisfaction. Our local and cross-regional
capabilities make us a formidable global force. I could not be more
excited about Tower's direction and I welcome the opportunity to
contribute to an even brighter future for Tower customers and team
President of Tower's Asia operations since July 2006, Dr. Gyula
Meleghy has more than 20 years of technical and commercial experience
in the automotive supplier industry. Previously, he held senior
leadership positions at Tower including President, Europe and South
America; Chief Operating Officer Europe; and Vice President, Europe
Before joining Tower Automotive in 2000, Meleghy was president of
The Dr. Meleghy Group, an automotive supplier based in Bergisch
Gladbach, Germany. Dr. Meleghy holds a Ph.D. in business from the
University of Cologne.
Simultaneously, Tower announced that Vincent Pairet, President,
Europe and South America since July 2006, is leaving the company. "We
thank Vincent Pairet for his able leadership and wish him every
success in his future endeavors," Malcolm said.
About Tower Automotive
Tower Automotive, LLC, is a global designer and producer of
vehicle structural components and assemblies used by automotive
original equipment manufacturers, including BMW, Chery, Chrysler,
Daimler, Fiat, Ford, General Motors, Honda, Hyundai/Kia, Nissan,
Toyota, Volkswagen and Volvo. Products include body structures and
assemblies, lower vehicle frames and structures, and suspension
components. Additional company information is available at
Web site: http://www.towerautomotive.com
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