Hayes Lemmerz realigns global operations

Hayes Lemmerz International Inc has realigned its global operational sites into three regions.

The organization will be aligned into three regions.

  • Europe, Africa, and Asia Pacific (EAAP) — Pieter Klinkers, vice-president-sales and marketing, has been promoted to president-Europe, Africa, and Asia Pacific. David Kasul, managing director-Brazil has been promoted to vice-president-operations for Europe and Africa. Marc Hendrickx will replace Klinkers as vice-president-sales and marketing.

  • Turkey — Mustafa Zaim, managing director of Turkish operations, will continue in his present role and will assume the additional responsibilities of coordinating Global Materials management as well as advising the EAAP region on operational matters. Zaim will continue to report to Bentley.

  • “The Americas” (North America, Mexico, and Brazil) — Donald Hampton, vice-president-North American Wheels Group, has been promoted to vice-president and general manager for the Americas. Luis Blecher, financial director-Brazil, has been promoted to managing director of Brazil to replace Kasul and will be responsible for all Brazilian operations.

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