Faurecia, an automotive equipment supplier recently announced the appointment of Niklas Braun as a member of the Group’s Executive Committee, effective from April. Besides, the company has also selected Niklas as an Executive Vice President in charge of the Automotive Exteriors business group, which will be effective from June.
Niklas was previously a member of the Group Executive Board of REHAU, a privately-owned company, and CEO of REHAU automotive business division, a Tier 1 supplier to all major international automakers.
A graduate engineer of Technical University Berlin (Germany), Niklas held a wide range of management positions in operations, R&D, engineering, technology and innovation at REHAU. For two years, he was a member of the REHAU North America Executive Board.
From June, Herv? Guyot, who had occupied the position of Executive Vice President Automotive Exteriors since September 2013, will continue leading the group strategy within the executive committee.
Yann Delabri?re, Chairman and CEO of Faurecia expressed, “I am pleased to welcome Niklas Braun. This appointment will enable Faurecia to diversify its management team to better reflect the importance of German automakers in its customer portfolio.”
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