Eddie Wilkinson has been named president of Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake LLC (BSFB), a joint venture of Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC and Dana Commercial Vehicle Products, LLC.
BSFB also named Aaron Schwass vice president and general manager, and Gary Ganaway director of marketing and global customer solutions. Schwass and Ganaway report to Wilkinson.
A 17-year veteran of Bendix, Wilkinson has served as the Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems vice president of quality and product safety since 2007. Since last July, he also served, with Schwass, as interim general manager of the Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake wheel-end business. In his role as BSFB president, Wilkinson provides executive oversight for the entire BSFB business.
“Eddie is seasoned in our business and our operations practices, and he has been a significant and consistent contributor to quality, productivity, and process improvements,” said Joe McAleese, Bendix president and CEO. “As a leader in the Bendix organization, his achievements include directing significant business growth and manufacturing expansion, while recognizing the importance of employee development, community involvement, and facility investment. Eddie is an insightful and intuitive leader who has what it takes to guide BSFB into the next phase of its dynamic growth. In his new role, I am confident that he will further strengthen Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake’s leadership position.”