CHELSINKI, 27-Jul-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Outokumpu appoints Maciej Gwozdz as Head of Operations Europe and member of the Outokumpu Leadership Team as of January 1, 2017 at the latest.
Maciej Gwozdz joins Outokumpu from ZF Group/TRW, one of the largest automotive suppliers worldwide, where he has held the position of Senior Vice President Steering Europe since 2016. Prior to that, he has been working in the same company in several senior leadership positions, including the responsibility for the group’s steering systems and components division. He has also worked as Operations Director, Plant Manager and HR Manager in TRW Steering Systems. Prior to ZF Group/TRW, he held various positions in South African Breweries International.
Says Roeland Baan, Outokumpu CEO: “I am extremely pleased to welcome Mac to the team, and excited about the insights and expertise he brings to Outokumpu. His extensive experience in lean manufacturing practices fits perfectly with our strategic drive towards manufacturing excellence, and his insights from customer industries will serve well our dedication to become the most customer-oriented company in the industry.”
Maciej Gwozdz will report to CEO Roeland Baan in his position as Head of Business Area Europe.
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SOURCE: Outokumpu Group