Metaldyne has appointed Tom Chambers to be the new president of its Engine Group. Until recently, he was the president of Piston Automotive and has management and executive experience with a number of leading automotive industry suppliers. "Tom Chambers brings both OEM and Tier One experience to Metaldyne," said Metaldyne president Tim Leuliette. "We are pleased to have an executive of Tom's talent to join our expanding team of leaders. Tom's strength in assemblies and modules and his global experience will be a key asset to Metaldyne as we continue our worldwide growth."
Chambers' automotive industry experience over a span of 30 years includes stints as managing director of operations, Americas for GKN; president of Electrical Systems; and general manager of Brake and Chassis Product Lines for ITT Industries. He also has held numerous positions within General Motors, including managing director of GM France.
Metaldyne’s Engine Group is a market leader in several areas, including NVH products, powder metal connecting rods, and balance shaft modules.