Cooper Standard Appoints Corporate Controller, Chief Accounting Officer


Novi-based Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc. has named Jonathan P. Banas as vice president, corporate controller and chief accounting officer.

Banas will oversee all aspects of the company’s accounting function including: ensuring regulatory compliance; setting and enforcing accounting policies; maintaining financial records; and developing world-class financial best practices.

Previously, Banas spent more than 10 years at ZF TRW (formerly TRW Automotive Holdings Corp.) in Livonia, where he served in roles of increasing responsibility. Most recently, he was director, financial reporting. Prior, he held corporate accounting positions at Hayes Lemmerz International Inc. in Northville and KPMG LLP in Detroit, as well as served as president of a financial management and accounting services firm, 664 Consulting Group PC, in Plymouth.

Banas earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in accounting at Wayne State University in Detroit and a Master of Business Administration degree in finance and accounting from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the American Institute of CPAs.