SHANGHAI, Dec. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Keith Power, 53, who hails from Gurnos in Merthyr Tydfil, has been appointed President, Asia Pacific for U.S.-based automotive aftermarket company Federal-Mogul Motorparts. Upon his appointment, Keith also becomes the Senior Vice President of the Southfield, Michigan-based executive leadership team of Federal-Mogul Motorparts. From his new base in Shanghai, China, he will provide leadership to regional teams operating out of offices in China, India and Singapore with a mandate for accelerated growth. Federal-Mogul's stable of iconic heritage automotive brands include Champion® and Ferodo®. The company has a 115 year history and Champion spark plugs were used in the Model T Ford and also in F1.
Prior to joining Federal-Mogul, Keith was the Managing Director of the Automotive and Aerospace Coatings business unit of AkzoNobel's Asia Pacific region based in Singapore and previously held various senior sales and marketing positions with AkzoNobel in the Netherlands, Bridgestone in Australia and SHV Gas (owners of UK based Calor Gas) in both the U.K. and Poland.
Keith attended Pen-y-Dre school in Merthyr Tydfil and earned a Postgraduate Certificate in Management from the University of Glamorgan in Treforest as well as completing the International Management Program jointly delivered by Stanford University, California, and the National University of Singapore (NUS). He is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management and a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Keith was awarded a Fellowship by the UK Institute of Transport Management for 'his outstanding contribution to green transport' in 1998.
Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: FDML) is a leading global supplier of products and services to the world's manufacturers and servicers of vehicles and equipment in the automotive, light, medium and heavy-duty commercial, marine, rail, aerospace, power generation and industrial markets. The company's products and services enable improved fuel economy, reduced emissions and enhanced vehicle safety.
Federal-Mogul operates two independent business divisions, each with a chief executive officer reporting to Federal-Mogul's Board of Directors.
Federal-Mogul Powertrain designs and manufactures original equipment powertrain components and systems protection products for automotive, heavy-duty, industrial and transport applications.
Federal-Mogul Motorparts sells and distributes a broad portfolio of products through more than 20 of the world's most recognized brands in the global vehicle aftermarket, while also serving original equipment vehicle manufacturers with products including braking, chassis, wipers and other vehicle components. The company's aftermarket brands include ANCO® wiper blades; Champion® spark plugs, wipers and filters; AE®, Fel-Pro®, FP Diesel®, Goetze®, Glyco®, Nural®, Payen® and Sealed Power® engine products; MOOG® steering and suspension parts; and Ferodo®, Jurid® and Wagner® brake products.
Federal-Mogul was founded in Detroit in 1899 and maintains its worldwide headquarters in Southfield, Michigan. The company employs more than 45,000 people in 34 countries. For more information, please visit www.federalmogul.com.
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