Faurecia, an automotive technology company with North American headquarters in Auburn Hills, announced Nik Endrud as the new executive vice president of North America.
“With a background in customer management, operational excellence and a strong industrial know-how, Nik will focus on a profitable growth strategy in North America,” says Patrick Koller, CEO of Faurecia. “His previous experience as head of North America’s seating division and global business development, product strategy, and innovation roles within Faurecia give him the expertise needed to lead the region. I’m very pleased to welcome him to the group.”
He previously worked for Tenneco as group vice president of and general manager of its global ride control business. Prior to this role, he spent 13 years at Faurecia in management positions. He holds an engineering degree from Duke University.
Founded in 1997, Faurecia has grown to include 266 industrial sites, 39 research and development centers, and 114,000 employees in 35 countries.