FENTON, Mich. – Webasto Thermo & Comfort North America announced today that it has appointed Mark Denny as its new president and CEO.
Denny has more than 30 years in the automotive and transportation industry. More recently, he was president and CEO of Webasto-Edscha Cabrio USA, Webasto’s convertible roof division, where he established a plan that will realize a growth in sales for the future.
“The Webasto Group sees an immense amount of growth potential in North America. Mark Denny has a proven track record of bringing steady, sustainable growth to the companies he has led in the past, and we know he’ll do the same for our Thermo & Comfort group,” said Axel Schulmeyer, chairman of the management board, Webasto Thermo & Comfort SE.
Wabasto said Denny’s strategy includes utilizing its global resources and knowledge of heating, cooling and ventilation solutions to expand the company’s reach and product portfolio in North America. Work has already begun in the automotive, commercial vehicle and off-highway markets, which will bring new innovative solutions for current and future customers.
“I’m excited to be part of a company that is developing products with the customer and the environment in mind. Webasto is known for being an innovator and leader in every market it touches. To me this is more than just a job or just another company. Having worked in the Webasto family for some time, I know that Webasto is passionate about its customers, partners and employees. We succeed because our customers succeed, and this is what makes Webasto an incredible company to work for,” Denny said.