17.04.2000 – 17:18
Lear Corporation Demonstrates Commitment to Expanding Electronics, Telematics Capability with Appointment of Michael J. Maloney As Vice President - Advanced Electronics
Southfield, Mich. (ots-PRNewswire) - Lear Corporation (NYSE: LEA) today announced the appointment of Michael J. Maloney to Vice President - Advanced Electronics for Lear's Technology Division, demonstrating the company's commitment to further expanding its electronics and telematics capability.
In his new position, Maloney is responsible for directing all activity relating to the internal development of electronics and telematics within the automotive market, and for coordinating existing advanced support with Lear's customer focused divisions, and the Lear Electronics and Electrical Division.
"The addition of Mike to the Tech Division's team represents a significant advantage for Lear as we continue to focus on developing fully integrated vehicle interior systems for the world's automakers," said Jim Masters, President - Technology Division for Lear. "Mike brings experience, expertise, creativity and clarity to a complex and rapidly expanding market. We are fortunate to have access to his considerable talent, which will be an important contributor in our continuing success."
Maloney joins Lear from Ford Motor Company in Dearborn, Michigan, where he most recently served as both Director of Visteon's Advanced Electronics and Telematics business, and President of Visteon Technologies, LLC. Mike has more than 20 years of experience in the automotive industry. His previous positions have focused on product development, operations and strategic planning for the automotive electronics market.
Maloney earned a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.
Maloney and his wife, Gail, reside in Plymouth, with their son.
Lear Corporation, a Fortune 150 company headquartered in Southfield, Mich., (USA), is one of the world's largest automotive suppliers, with 1999 sales of $12.4 billion. The company's world-class products are designed, engineered and manufactured by more than 120,000 employees in over 300 facilities located in 33 countries. Information about Lear and its products is available on the Internet at www.lear.com
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