Gerard Roose was named President of Inteva Products in November 2020.
Roose began his career at General Motors as a student intern in 1984 and continued with assignments in product, manufacturing, and systems engineering; as well as numerous assignments in program management. His product line experience includes seating, interior, safety, and closure systems. In 1994, he began a three year assignment in Wuppertal, Germany, where he led the establishment of Delphi’s seat systems product and manufacturing engineering team, before becoming Director of Advanced Development at Delphi Safety and Interior Systems. Roose was also part of the original executive team that launched Inteva in 2008 and was Vice President, Sales, Marketing & Advanced Product Development until 2020.
Roose earned a bachelor’s of science degree in Industrial and Operations Engineering and a MBA, both from the University of Michigan. He is certified as a Six Sigma Green Belt, attended training at the Executive Education Center at the University of Michigan and has also completed the Leadership Development Program at the Center for Creative Leadership. Roose serves on the Board of Directors for Inteva's joint venture operations in China, Shanghai Inteva Automotive Door Systems.