- Joachim Fetzer will be appointed to the new position of Chief Technology and Innovation Officer (CTIO)
- Hannes Prenn will join the company to take on the leadership of the Electric Powertrain business
Marelli has announced new key appointments in strategic areas, in line with the objectives outlined in the “Ambition 2024” strategy. It said that Joachim Fetzer will be appointed to the new position of Chief Technology and Innovation Officer (CTIO) and Hannes Prenn will join the company to take on the leadership of the Electric Powertrain business
Hannes Prenn will join Marelli on first April as EVP, CEO of the Electric Powertrain business. In this role, he will be responsible for taking electrification to the next level within Marelli. He joins Marelli from GKN Automotive, where he spent more than 20 years in a number of leadership positions. In his last role there, Hannes was Chief Operating Officer and President of the Electric Powertrain business.
After five years as CEO of Marelli’s Electronics business, Heinrich Gerhard Schuering will be now taking on the role of EVP, Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS). He will be dedicated to building and executing Marelli’s ADAS growth strategy.
Deepening Marelli market position through new technologies
Marelli CEO and President, Beda Bolzenius, said, “The automotive industry is changing at a very fast pace. There is no time to stand still. Innovation, quality, consistency and efficiency are just some of the core attributes that remain critical to our future. These appointments confirm our commitment in building a more innovative company that is aligned to customer needs”.
Starting from first April Mike Peters will join as EVP, CEO, Electronics. Mike joins Marelli from Harman International, where he was President of the Automotive division and previously President of Harman Connected Car. Mike has been with Harman since 2017 and prior to that spent over 20 years with BMW and Continental in a variety of leadership positions.
Within Marelli Electronics Business Unit, he will be responsible for further strengthening and deepening Marelli market position through new technologies, customer relationship and greater alignment and cross-selling within the company.
Mike Peters said, “I am very happy to be part of the Marelli team to advance and focus our activities in electronics, system design, software and cloud services company-wide. I am also looking forward to strengthen and further develop our positioning in the market through technology and intensive partnerships.”