Contact: Michelle Remer
DENSO International America, Inc.
Phone: (248) 372-8261
– Global automotive supplier DENSO is pleased to announce
changes to its North American executive management team. These changes support DENSO’s
expansion and growth in the North American region.
was promoted to chief operating officer of DENSO Thermal
Systems North American Center (TAC) Business Group, leading TAC in the region. Milam will also
continue to serve as president of DENSO Manufacturing Canada, Inc.
was promoted to president of DENSO Manufacturing Michigan,
Inc. (DMMI). In his new role, Staltmanis will oversee DMMI operations, as well as lead TAC
manufacturing activities. In addition, Staltmanis will continue to serve as president of DENSO
Manufacturing Arkansas and vice president of DMMI’s Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning
was promoted to vice president of DENSO’s North America
Purchasing Group, responsible for overseeing regional sourcing strategy to support the growth
of DENSO in North America and enhance supplier relationships. In addition, Winkler will now
serve as executive coordinator of TAC Purchasing, responsible for daily operations and
management of DENSO’s thermal purchasing groups. Winkler will manage annual cost reduction
activities, procurement of equipment and machinery and purchasing planning. Previously,
Winkler served as deputy functional leader of TAC, responsible for purchasing activities at
all thermal plants in North America.
was promoted to vice president of TAC Purchasing and
Purchasing functional leader, responsible for supporting TAC daily purchasing operations and
management. Previously, he served as executive coordinator of TAC Purchasing.
was promoted to vice president of Electronic Products and
Body Electronics Divisions at DENSO Manufacturing Tennessee (DMTN), responsible for strategy
development and execution for electronics manufacturing operations. In addition, Deschenes
serves as the North American Information and Safety Business Team manufacturing leader,
responsible for creating electronics manufacturing expansion strategy for the region.
Previously, he served as director of the Electronics Products Division at DMTN.
DENSO Corp., headquartered in Kariya, Aichi prefecture, Japan, is a leading global automotive
supplier of advanced technology, systems and components in the areas of thermal, powertrain
control, electronics and information and safety. Its customers include all the world's major
carmakers. Worldwide, the company has more than 200 subsidiaries and affiliates in 38
countries and regions and employs nearly 140,000 people. Consolidated global sales for the
fiscal year ending March 31, 2014, totaled US$39.8 billion. Last fiscal year, DENSO spent 9
percent of its global consolidated sales on research and development. DENSO common stock is
traded on the Tokyo and Nagoya stock exchanges. For more information, go to
www.globaldenso.com, or visit our media website at www.densomediacenter.com.
About DENSO in North America:
Currently, in North America, DENSO employs more than 17,000 people at 33 consolidated
companies and affiliates. Of these, 28 are manufacturing facilities located in the U.S.,
Canada and Mexico. In the U.S. alone, DENSO employs more than 14,000 people in California,
Alabama, Michigan, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky, Georgia, Iowa, Ohio,
Arkansas, and Pennsylvania. DENSO’s North American consolidated sales totaling US$7.9 billion
for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2014.
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