William R. Herren Chairman of the Board of Directors
...William R. Herren has served as chairman of the board since our inception.
From July 2002 to January 2004, Mr. Herren
provided advisory assistance leading to the co-founding of Asia Development Capital LLC
, an automotive business consulting firm, which works with small and middle market automotive suppliers in Asia Pacific.From 1968 to 2002, Mr. Herren
was employed with General Motors
and its subsidiary Delphi
, the largest global automotive vehicle/component manufacturer.From July 1999 to June 2002, he was executive director of marketing, sales, planning and M&A for Delphi Energy and Chassis Systems.From 1996 to 1999, in addition to his responsibility as executive director, Mr. Herren also managed Delphi's Converter business unit.From 1993 to 1996 he served as executive director of Delphi Saginaw's marketing, sales, planning and M&A.From 1986 through 1993 he directed several Saginaw business units including final drive, engine drive and steering systems.
From 1968 through 1986 Mr. Herren
held a variety of assignments with General Motors
including assignments at Chevrolet, General Motors
Assembly Division and GM corporate finance staff.Mr. Herren earned a Bachelors Degree in Finance and an M.B.A. from Georgia State University.
The term of office of the third class of directors, consisting of William R. Herren
and Rudy Wilson, will expire at the third annual meeting.