Cooper-Standard Automotive Names Glenn Dong to Vice President and Corporate Treasurer

first_imgDeMoulpied has a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Management from the United States Air Force Academy and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Dayton in Marketing and International Business. He served six years with the USAF overseeing the development of technology used on fighter aircraft and the E-3 Surveillance aircraft, finishing his career honorably as Captain. LSI President Brett Tennar says, “Steve’s success in developing operational strategies that improves the bottom line, builds teamwork, reduces waste and ensures quality product development and distribution checks many of the boxes of what we were looking for in a COO. This, coupled with his career in the Air Force working with highly technical systems and his in-depth understanding of Lean Six Sigma and Business Process Management sealed our offer. As our tagline states, our products are Powered by Science. This data driven approach is one reason why our company has grown exponentially as we employ the most advanced technology to product development. I am confident that Steve is the right person to drive operational strategy for our diverse and growing brands.” Advertisement NOVI, Mich. — Cooper-Standard Automotive recently named Glenn Dong to vice president and corporate treasurer, responsible for directing the management of the Global Treasury operations unit, including cash management, debt funding, foreign exchange and risk management. In this role, Dong — who brings extensive banking and capital markets experience — will report to Allen Campbell, chief financial officer for the company.AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement “Glenn’s previous success in managing global automotive companies’ banking, credit and liquidity functions made him an ideal candidate for this position,” Campbell said. “We are pleased to welcome Glenn to the Cooper-Standard team and are confident he will be an integral part of our future success.” Prior to joining Cooper-Standard, Dong served as vice president and treasurer at International Automotive Components Group North America in Dearborn, Mich., where he was responsible for the company’s treasury activities. From 2000 to 2007, he served as corporate treasurer for Dura Automotive Systems in Rochester Hills, Mich. and, prior to this, served as assistant treasurer for Meritor Automotive in Troy, Mich. (now ArvinMeritor) at the corporate level for the North American and Asia Pacific regions.   Previously, he held positions of increasing responsibility at LucasVarity Light Vehicle Braking Systems (currently TRW Automotive) in Livonia, Mich. and Varity Corp. in Buffalo, N.Y. Dong earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Hunter College in New York and a master’s degree in business administration from St. John’s University Graduate School of Business in Queens, N.Y.,Lubrication Specialties Inc. (LSI), manufacturer of Hot Shot’s Secret brand of performance additives and oils, recently announced the expansion of senior leadership. Steve deMoulpied joins LSI as the company’s chief operating officer (COO). AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement With more than 20 years of experience across multiple industries and functional areas, deMoulpied has particular expertise in organizations with complex technical products. Combined, his prior positions have required a spectrum of skills in corporate strategy, operations improvement, product quality, and revenue cycle management. He has an impressive history of utilizing data driven problem solving (Lean Six Sigma) and project management (PMP and CSM) to achieve strategic goals surrounding customer satisfaction, operational efficiency and improved profit.  DeMoulpied comes to LSI from the Private Client Services practice of Ernst & Young where he managed strategy & operations improvement engagements for privately held client businesses. Some of his prior roles include VP of strategic development, director of strategic initiatives, and Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt at OptumHealth, UnitedHealth Group’s health services business, as well as Lean Six Sigma Black Belt at General Electric, where he applied operations improvement principles to customer service, supply chain and product development. A successful entrepreneur, deMoulpied is also the founder of PrestoFresh, a Cleveland-based e-commerce food/grocery business. last_img read more

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Sochi’s swallow starts to fly

first_imgRUSSIA: Trial running has started in Sochi with the first of 38 Lastochka EMUs being supplied by Siemens in time for the 2014 Winter Olympic & Paralympic Games. The multiple-unit was due to be presented to RZD Vice-President Valentin Gapanovich and Transport Minister Maxim Sokolov by the head of Siemens Mobility Hans-Jörg Grundmann ahead of the 1520 Strategic Business Forum taking place at the Black Sea resort from May 30 to June 1.To date Siemens has delivered three of the five-car Desiro RUS sets to Russia. Two are being used for technical acceptance and EMC testing, while unit 002 has started driver training and commissioning trips between Sochi and Adler. Formal acceptance is anticipated in November, with the first trains entering revenue service by the end of this year.The EMUs are designed for dual-system operation. The existing main line between Sochi and Adler, which is currently being double-tracked, is electrified at 3 kV DC, as is the recently-opened 2·7 km branch from Adler to Sochi Airport. The 48 km line under construction from Adler to Krasnaya Polyana, which will serve the Olympic venues at Alpika-Servis, will be wired at 25 kV 50 Hz.Some Lastochkas will be used Kazan next year when that city hosts the World Student Games, and 38 sets are expected to be in traffic for the Olympic Winter Games in 2014. They will operate at 5 min headways at peak times, offering a capacity of 12 000 passengers/h. Following the games, some sets will be redeployed on airport express services around Moscow, whist others will be retained by the North Caucasus Railway for use around Sochi.The first of 16 locally-assembled sets being supplied by the Train Technologies joint venture of Siemens and Sinara is now expected to be delivered in the third quarter of 2014. RZD is planning to buy up to 1 200 vehicles in suburban and inter-regional configurations, with both five- and 10-car sets envisaged.last_img read more

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House destroyed in weekend fire

first_img RelatedLaguna Vista man dies in car fireBy DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press [email protected] A Laguna Vista man died after his vehicle became engulfed in flames last Wednesday evening. Laguna Vista Chief of Police Tony David confirmed Tuesday that the victim — the sole occupant of the vehicle — was 90-year-old Laguna Vista resident George Chambers. Laguna…November 16, 2018In “News”From the desk of the Laguna Vista city managerSpecial to the PRESS Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony The Town of Laguna Vista is making plans for its upcoming Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony on Monday, May 30 at 5pm to pay our respects to the men and women that have given their lives in defense of our country.…May 13, 2016In “News”The Latest: Hurricane HarveyRolling updates on Hurricane Harvey By DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press [email protected] Friday, 4:15 p.m. The Queen Isabella Memorial Causeway is open once again, reports TxDOT. Too, the City of Port Isabel has shut down its Emergency Operations Center and has resumed normal City functions. The City has also closed…August 25, 2017In “News” Share A house located at 1 Lakewood Dr. in Laguna Vista is shown after being destroyed by a fire. (Dina Arévalo | Staff photographer)By DINA ARÉVALOPort Isabel-South Padre [email protected] home and three vehicles were destroyed in a fire in Laguna Vista Saturday evening.A call to 911 was received just after 11:30 p.m. about a house on fire at 1 Lakewood Drive. By the time firefighters arrived, the house, which sits on a corner lot in the quiet neighborhood, was fully engulfed in flames.The family who lived in the home were able to escape after being alerted to the fire by neighbor Shayna Puerto, according to a statement released by Laguna Vista City Manager Rolando Vela Monday. Nonetheless, Officer Greg Cruz knocked on windows to make sure no one else was inside the house, according to the statement.A truck, a crossover vehicle, and a boat and trailer that were parked in the driveway in front of the home were also destroyed. Another boat on a trailer could be seen parked behind a wooden fence in the side yard of the home.Firefighters were able to contain the fire before it could damage other structures.Vela expressed gratitude to the Laguna Vista Volunteer Fire Department for their efforts to contain the blaze, saying, “Special thanks to our volunteer firefighters for a job well done!”Vela also expressed thanks to a Good Samaritan who brought bottled water for the emergency responders.The Port Isabel Volunteer Fire Department, Port Isabel EMS, Port Isabel Police, Los Fresnos Volunteer Fire Department and Cameron County Constable’s Office also responded to the callWant the whole story? Pick up a copy of the Port Isabel-South Padre Press, or subscribe to our E-Edition by clicking here.last_img read more

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