Kimberly A. Welch Joins Inteva Products as Global Communications Director

TROY, Mich., May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Inteva Products today announced the appointment of Kimberly A. Welch as Global Communications Director, effective February 21, 2011. Welch will have a dual reporting relationship to Gerard Roose, Vice President, Sales and Marketing, and to Tom Munley, Vice President, Human Resources.

"Kim has served as communication counsel to our executive leadership team and we are pleased she has joined us to lead our global communications efforts," said Munley. "Her creativity and public relations expertise will help us elevate our brand and strengthen our marketing efforts worldwide," added Roose.

Welch brings over 20 years of experience in corporate communications with extensive experience in public relations, marketing communications, branding and corporate identity and internal communications. Her most recent position was with Aurora Health Care in Milwaukee as Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs.

Before joining Aurora, Welch served as Vice President at Airfoil Public Relations where she developed the automotive practice leading such accounts as Faurecia, Lear, Hyundai Kia and Microsoft Automotive. Prior to this, Welch was Vice President of Corporate Communications at Visteon and served in the same position at Federal-Mogul Corporation. She worked with a variety of automakers and automotive suppliers at MVP Communications and she began her automotive career at General Motors serving as the communicator for C-P-C Engineering.

Welch holds two degrees from Central Michigan University: a Master of Science in Administration and a Bachelor of Fine Arts with a double major in journalism and broadcast and cinematic arts. She has also earned a Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership from Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington.  

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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