Laurent Bresson, Nexteer executive, to address Saginaw Future, Inc.
NEXTEER TURNAROUND: Bresson to Address Saginaw Future Annual Event Feb. 15
"Driving the Future" Theme of Annual Awards Luncheon
February 7, 2013
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By: Dave Rogers
Laurent Bresson, president and chief operating officer (COO) for Nexteer Automotive will give a presentation on Nexteer's turnaround and its commitment to community at the Saginaw Future, Inc., annual awards luncheon Feb. 15.
Bresson has played a leading role in aggressively expanding Nexteer's customer base to more than 50 automotive manufacturers around the world.
In addition, Bresson has extensive international operational experience overseeing production facilities and the launch of numerous high volume, global customer programs.
Bresson was senior vice president and chief operating officer, responsible for managing day-to-day global activities of the company's divisional and product groups, including global sales.
Prior to that assignment, he was vice president, global sales and marketing, and European region director, responsible for all activities in region.
He has also held various positions in engineering, project management and sales throughout his career.
The Saginaw Future ANNUAL AWARDS Luncheon will be held on Friday, February 15 at Horizons Conference Center, 6200 State St.
Registration begins at 11:00 a.m. with a lunch and program to follow at 11:30 a.m. Tickets are available for $40.00 per person. To register please email sgray@SaginawFuture.com, call 989-757-2109 or go to www.SaginawFuture.com
Saginaw Future will be honoring 35 projects from 2012 valued at nearly $241 million that created and retained more than 1,100 jobs. "Driving the Future!" is this year's theme, which refers to rejuvenated traditional industries and new technology being developed in Saginaw County and the Great Lakes Bay Region.
Established in 1992, Saginaw Future Inc. (SFI) is a public-private alliance of local businesses, the County of Saginaw, City of Saginaw, 14 local municipalities and the Saginaw County Chamber of Commerce. SFI's strategic partners also include education, labor and government. Since its beginning, SFI has remained dedicated to fostering quality job creation through expansion of local industry and attraction of new business projects to the community. www.SaginawFuture.com
Nexteer Automotive is a multi-billion dollar global steering and driveline business solely dedicated to electric and hydraulic steering systems, steering columns and driveline products for original equipment manufacturers. Its 10,000 employees serve more than 50 customers in every major region of the world. The company has 20 manufacturing plants, five engineering centers and 10 customer service centers strategically located in North and South America, Europe and Asia. Nexteer Automotive's customers include GM, Fiat, Ford, Toyota, Chrysler and PSA Peugeot Citroen, as well as automakers in India, China, and South America. www.nexteer.com
Dave Rogers is a former editorial writer for the Bay City Times and a widely read,
respected journalist/writer in and around Bay City.
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