(Thomson Reuters ONE via COMTEX) --Southfield, Michigan, January 6, 2016.Federal-Mogul Motorparts today announced the appointment of Philip Halberg to the newly created position of Senior Vice President, Commercial Strategy, North America effective January 1, 2016. Halberg will report to CEO Dan Ninivaggi and lead a cross-functional team consisting of product management, sales, marketing and customer service, to develop and implement North American commercial strategy. This team will work, together with the company's training and category insights groups, to develop regionally-focused strategies that maximize local market connectivity and deliver on key corporate initiatives.
"Combining Phil's significant leadership and expertise in the automotive aftermarket with a cross-functional approach will allow us to most effectively leverage our recent strategic investments in regional full product line distribution centers, improved IT infrastructure, 'Tech First' initiatives, brand development and product innovation," said Ninivaggi. "We are positioning our field team to maximize effectiveness across the various channels of distribution, while improving customer satisfaction and driving growth for our channel partners."
Halberg joined Federal-Mogul in 2011 as director - business development, North America, and was promoted in 2014 to vice president, strategic accounts, North America. Halberg received a bachelor's degree in business administration from Houghton College in Houghton, New York, and a master's degree in business administration from West Chester University of Pennsylvania in West Chester, Pennsylvania.
Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: FDML) is a leading global supplier of products and services to the world's manufacturers and servicers of vehicles and equipment in the automotive, light, medium and heavy-duty commercial, marine, rail, aerospace, power generation and industrial markets. The company's products and services enable improved fuel economy, reduced emissions and enhanced vehicle safety.
Federal-Mogul operates two independent business divisions, each with a chief executive officer reporting to Federal-Mogul's Board of Directors.
Federal-Mogul Motorparts sells and distributes a broad portfolio of products through more than 20 of the world's most recognized brands in the global vehicle aftermarket, while also serving original equipment vehicle manufacturers with products including braking, chassis, wipers and other vehicle components. The company's aftermarket brands include ANCO® wiper blades; Champion® spark plugs, wipers and filters; AE®, Fel-Pro®, FP Diesel®, Goetze®, Glyco®, Nüral®, Payen® and Sealed Power® engine products; MOOG® steering and suspension parts; and Ferodo®, Jurid® and Wagner® brake products.
Federal-Mogul Powertrain designs and manufactures original equipment powertrain components and systems protection products for automotive, heavy-duty, industrial and transport applications.
Federal-Mogul was founded in Detroit in 1899 and maintains its worldwide headquarters in Southfield, Michigan. The company employs nearly 50,000 in 34 countries. For more information, please visit www.federalmogul.com.
Gary Mason (Federal-Mogul Motorparts) - 248.354.9846
Drew Shippy (Federal-Mogul Motorparts) - 330.688.3500
This announcement is distributed by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions on behalf of NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions clients.
The issuer of this announcement warrants that they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein.
Source: Federal-Mogul Corporation via Globenewswire