Cooper Standard Appoints New Vice President


Novi-based Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc., the parent Company of Cooper-Standard Automotive Inc., has appointed Peter C. Brusate to vice president of internal audit and compliance.

Brusate will oversee the company’s global internal audit and compliance activities, including the corporation’s global Sarbanes-Oxley program. Based at Cooper Standard’s world headquarters in Novi.

Brusate, of Shelby Township, spent nearly 15 years at Delphi Automotive in a series of financial positions of increasing responsibility. Most recently, he was controller for Delphi’s Asia Pacific business and was based in Shanghai, China. Earlier, Brusate was director of internal audit for Americas for Delphi, where he lead the Sarbanes-Oxley compliance and information technology audit activities for the global organization, as well as directing internal audit for the Americas region.

He was previously based in Paris, France, serving as treasurer in Europe, Middle East, and Africa. Before that, he held management positions in the company’s corporate finance, capital planning, investment management, financial projects and financial accounting areas. He joined Delphi as a senior financial analyst, after working with KPMG LLP in Detroit as supervising senior accountant.

A Certified Public Accountant, Brusate earned a bachelor of business administration in accounting at Northwood University and a Master of Business Administration in integrative management from Michigan State University’s Eli Broad College of Business.