Gerard Roose Elected to Board of Directors of Inteva Products Shanghai SAMAP

TROY, Mich., June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gerard Roose, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Inteva Products, was elected to Inteva Products Shanghai SAMAP Board of Directors, a joint venture partnership between Inteva Products and Shanghai SIIC Transportation Electronic Company, Ltd. SAMAP has manufacturing operations and engineering capabilities in Shanghai producing Tilt and Slide Sunroofs and Panoramic Roof Systems for customers such as Volkswagen, SAIC and General Motors.

“Many of our global customers are driving local content to better serve the China market and SAMAP is well positioned to capitalize on such growth possibilities,” said Roose. “I’m honored to join the Board of Directors of SAMAP to help strategically guide our future growth and expansion. It is a dynamic organization driven to continually raise the standard of excellence in China and beyond.”  

Roose is a member of the executive staff that successfully launched Inteva Products in 2008. In his role as Vice President of Sales and Marketing, he has global responsibilities for strategic growth plans, customer relations, sales, and marketing activities. In addition to serving on SAMAP’s Board, Roose also serves on the Board of Directors of Shanghai Inteva Automotive Door Systems Co., Ltd. (SDADS).

Shanghai SIIC Transportation Electronic Co., Ltd. was founded in 1998 and is based in Shanghai, China. Shanghai SIIC Transportation Electronic Co., Ltd. operates as a subsidiary of Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation.

About Inteva Products, LLC

Inteva Products, LLC is a leading global supplier offering value-based innovation and environmentally-friendly products that enhance quality and performance. Inteva serves original equipment manufacturers in six key markets: automotive, commercial vehicle, defense, marine, consumer and industrial. Focused on delivering high-value quality, 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 and employs over 8,000 people in 18 countries. For more information, please visit

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