Visteon Appoints New President, CEO


VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP — Visteon Corp. has named Sachin Lawande as president and chief executive officer.

Most recently, he served as president of the Infotainment Division of Harman International Industries and as executive vice president. Prior to that, Lawande served in various leadership roles at Harman including EVP and president of the Lifestyle Division, EVP and co-president of the Automotive Division, EVP and chief technology officer and chief software architect.  In these roles, Lawande was responsible for guiding software strategy, development partnerships, and key customer relationships.

Prior to joining Harman, Lawande held senior roles at QNX Software Systems and 3Com Corp.  Before joining QNX, he was responsible for the development of networking and consumer electronics systems at AT&T Bell Labs and U.S. Robotics

 He holds a bachelor’s in electronics and telecommunications from Bombay University in India and a master’s in electrical engineering from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville.