The Shyft Group Inc., a specialty vehicle manufacturing, assembly, and upfit company based in Novi, announced that Carl Esposito has been appointed to the company’s board of directors.
Esposito brings decades of experience in leading strategic product innovation and global business lines in aerospace and automotive. He is currently senior vice president and president of the e-systems business for Lear Corp. in Southfield.
“We welcome Carl to the Shyft Group’s Board of Directors and look forward to his contributions,” says James Sharman, chair of the board. “Carl’s longstanding business leadership in both innovation and electronics makes him a valuable addition to our Board as Shyft continues to invest in R&D, particularly in electrification, to grow and add value for our shareholders.”
Prior to joining Lear in 2019, Esposito enjoyed a 30-year career at Honeywell that culminated with his role as president of the electronic solutions strategic business unit for Honeywell Aerospace, overseeing strategy, product development, and sales. Prior to that he was vice president of marketing and product management.
“I am pleased to join The Shyft Group during this exciting time of growth overall and, in particular, while Shyft is entering the electric vehicle space,” Esposito says. “I look forward to playing a proactive role in the company’s continued growth momentum.”