Federal-Mogul Elects New Executive
May 30, 2013—Federal-Mogul Corp., a global supplier of powertrain and safety technologies for the automotive aftermarket, has elected Kevin Freeland as co-CEO of the company and CEO of its vehicle components segment.
Freeland’s new positions will take effect June 17.
"The board is pleased to welcome Kevin to Federal-Mogul, and we look forward to his leadership in growing the aftermarket division and building upon its world-class products and strong customer base," said Carl Icahn, chairman of Federal-Mogul's board of directors.
Federal-Mogul said Freeland has 32 years of merchandising, marketing and procurement experience. He most recently served as chief operating officer of Advance Auto Parts Inc.
"On behalf of the Federal-Mogul organization, we congratulate and welcome Kevin and look forward to working with him to continue to strengthen Federal-Mogul's position as a preferred supplier to the global independent aftermarket," said Rainer Jueckstock, co-CEO of Southfield, Mich.–based Federal-Mogul and CEO of the company’s powertrain segment.