Change at the top at Remy International
- February 24, 2015
Remy International has named its former CEO, John Weber, chairman of the board. The Remy board also appointed new independent members Karl Glassman and Charles "Chip" McClure.
Charles "Chip" McClure brings strong, global knowledge of the automotive industry, having previously held board and senior executive positions with Meritor Inc., Federal-Mogul and Detroit Diesel, Remy said.
Glassman has extensive manufacturing experience having held senior executive positions with a diversified manufacturer like Leggett & Platt and serving on the board of directors of the National Association of Manufacturers.
Remy International's President and CEO Jay Pittas stated:
"We are delighted to have John serve as our board chairman. His familiarity with the business and industry experience will certainly serve Remy well. We also are very pleased to have two industry veterans in Karl and Chip join our board. The Nominating Committee actively sought out candidates to complement the current board composition, looking for proven expertise in global operations. Clearly, these appointments fit the desired profile and bring a wealth of experience to our company. I look forward to working with the board to set and execute our strategy and maximize shareholder value."