03.09.2018 – 15:07
MAHLE Aftermarket in Europe under new management
- Joanna Szkudlapska-Wlodarczyk is driving the development of MAHLE Aftermarket as a solutions provider in the European market - Szkudlapska-Wlodarczyk is an expert on the European automotive aftermarket business
Stuttgart, September 3, 2018 - Since August 1, 2018, Joanna Szkudlapska-Wlodarczyk has been managing the business activities of MAHLE Aftermarket in Europe. To her new role, she brings with her 17 years of experience in the MAHLE Group.
Joanna Szkudlapska-Wlodarczyk has been the new Head of European Aftermarket Business at MAHLE since August 1st. The 41-year-old has been with the Group since 2001 and has been the head of MAHLE Aftermarket for Poland, Ukraine, and the Baltic states since 2006. In her new function, Szkudlapska-Wlodarczyk reports to Olaf Henning, Corporate Executive Vice President and General Manager Aftermarket at MAHLE. "We aspire to position ourselves even more as a solutions provider in order to continue supporting the successful work of workshops in the future," says Joanna Szkudlapska-Wlodarczyk. "I am looking forward to further expanding our unique offer for dealers and workshops and gaining new customers."
"Europe continues to be a promising market for MAHLE Aftermarket in which we will step up our efforts even further. This is also demonstrated by the majority takeover of BRAIN BEE and the planned takeover of Behr Hella Service. In doing so, we are expanding our comprehensive solution and service expertise for workshops - be it in workshop equipment or in areas such as thermal management, which will play a key role regardless of future types of powertrain," explains Olaf Henning. "With Joanna Szkudlapska-Wlodarczyk, we now have a proven market expert in a key position to further develop MAHLE Aftermarket in Europe."
MAHLE is a leading international development partner and supplier to the automotive industry as well as a pioneer for the mobility of the future. The group's product portfolio addresses all the crucial issues relating to the powertrain and air conditioning technology-both for drives with combustion engines and for e-mobility. In 2017, the group generated sales of approximately EUR 12.8 billion with about 78,000 employees and is represented in more than 30 countries with 170 production locations.
About MAHLE Aftermarket
MAHLE Aftermarket, the business unit specializing in spare parts, uses the expertise from the series production of original equipment in its automotive aftermarket product range, and supplies trade, repair shop, and engine repair partners. The portfolio also includes products developed by MAHLE Service Solutions for workshop equipment, as well as comprehensive services and customized training programs. The full extent of this expertise is found in the MAHLE ORIGINAL, BRAIN BEE, BEHR, CLEVITE, IZUMI, KNECHT FILTER, AND METAL LEVE brands.
MAHLE Aftermarket is represented at 25 locations and other sales offices worldwide, with around 1,600 employees. In 2017, the business unit achieved a global sales volume of over EUR 950 million.
For further information, contact: MAHLE GmbH Bettina Schlegel Corporate Communications | Public Relations Pragstraße 26-46 70376 Stuttgart/Germany Phone +49 711 501-13185 E-mail: email@example.com