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Uwe Vander-Stichelen Joins Inteva Products as Executive Director of the Roof Systems Product Line


The successful automotive executive brings over 27 years of experience

TROY, Mich., Jan. 5, 2015 – Inteva Products, LLC, welcomes Uwe Vander-Stichelen as Executive Director of the Roof Systems Product Line. Reporting directly to Inteva CEO and President Lon Offenbacher, Vander-Stichelen will lead the company’s roof systems business line strategy and performance, driving enhancements to the quality, delivery and profitability of this global product line. Inteva is a global leader in the development and production of low-weight sunroof systems and modules with in-house capabilities that include the development and fabrication of encapsulated glass; motors and guide rails, and roller blind technologies.

Vander-Stichelen began his career in 1987 as an R&D engineer at Mercedes-Benz, Stuttgart, and brings to Inteva over 27 years of experience and success within the global automotive industry. His prior experiences include 11 years at Johnson Controls Automotive as General Manager and Global Business Unit Manager where he ran a successful turnaround program during the challenging global automotive crisis in 2009, while launching three major global platforms.

Prior to his work at Johnson Controls, Vander-Stichelen served 12 years at Delphi Automotive Systems in Wuppertal, Germany, where he was responsible for the European marketing mix for all of Delphi’s customers.

“I am excited to welcome Uwe to our executive staff and look forward to the leadership he will bring to our roof systems activities globally,” said Inteva President and CEO Lon Offenbacher. “I am confident that his broad experience in serving global OEMs, and the European market in particular, will help us meet our customers’ requirements with this very popular product line.”

Vander-Stichelen earned his diploma in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Applied Science in Bochum and also has a diploma in Business Engineering (Sales & Marketing) from the AKAD University Pinneberg. He will work out of Inteva’s Dietzenbach office.

About Inteva Products, LLC
Inteva Products, LLC employs more than 10,000 people in 18 countries focused on delivering high-quality products, on time and on budget. Inteva has global resources for engineering, manufacturing and customer service for Closure Systems, Interiors Systems, Motors and Electronics, and Roof Systems. Inteva is focused on sustained global growth, providing excellent customer service and being a best place to work for employees. The company is headquartered in Troy, Michigan USA. Please visit http://www.intevaproducts.com/.

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