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Kevin P. Clark, President and Chief Executive Officer

Kevin P. Clark is President and Chief Executive Officer of Aptiv and has served as a director since March 2015.

In 2014, Mr. Clark was appointed chief operating officer responsible for Delphi’s business divisions, as well as the Global Supply Management function. Mr. Clark joined Delphi in 2010 as chief financial officer, responsible for all financial activities including strategic planning, corporate development, financial planning and analysis, treasury, accounting and tax.

Before coming to Delphi, he was a founding partner of Liberty Lane Partners, LLC, a private-equity investment firm focused on investing in and building and improving middle-market companies.

Mr. Clark also served as Chief Financial Officer of Fisher Scientific International Inc., a manufacturer, distributor and service provider to the global healthcare market from the company’s initial public offering in 2001 through the completion of its merger with Thermo Electron Corporation in 2006. He also held a number of senior management positions at Fisher Scientific International.

Mr. Clark began his career in the financial organization of Chrysler Corporation. He has both a bachelor’s degree in financial administration and a master’s degree in finance from Michigan State University.

Pasquale Abruzzese, Vice President, Global Manufacturing

Pasquale Abruzzese is Vice President, Global Manufacturing and Advanced Safety and User Experience Integrated Supply Chain. He is responsible for end-to-end order to fulfillment, including procurement, logistics, planning and manufacturing. In January 2020 he took the additional role as Head of Global Manufacturing, with responsibility for Lean Enterprise 2.0, Global Manufacturing Strategy, Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) and Global Security.

Prior to Aptiv in September 2017, Pasquale was Chief of Operations for Royal Philips leading the transformation toward an operationally excellence enterprise, critical in redefining the company into the health technology space. Prior to that, he spent 13 years at Honeywell, where he held a number of roles of increasing responsibility ranging from plant management to sales, also being a founding thought leader in the creation of the Honeywell Operating System.

Pasquale is located in Yorkshire, UK and earned his bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of Birmingham.

Arturo Alvarez, President, Latin America

Arturo Alvarez joined Aptiv in January 2019 as Vice President and Managing Director for the Electrical Distribution Systems (EDS) in North America. Most recently, Arturo acquired additional responsibilities as President of Aptiv Latin America and Managing Director for the Americas EDS based in Juarez, Mexico.

Arturo started his Engineering career in the aerospace industry in 1994, as manufacturing engineer for the F-16 aircraft wiring harness business segment.

In 1995, Arturo joined United Technologies Automotive, later acquired by Lear Corporation. Throughout his 24 years at Lear Corporation, he worked in multiple areas, including  human resources, quality, engineering and operations for several business segments including Electronics, Terminals & Connectors, and Wiring Harness. Between 1995 and 2018 he held various positions at Lear, including department and regional manager, plant manager, operations director and operations vice president.

He graduated from the Instituto Tecnolgico de Chihuahua with a Bachelor in Electronics and Industrial Engineering. In addition, Arturo completed his Master of Business Adminstration from the same institution. Mr. Alvarez has a multicultural approach, as a result of 14 years of international assignments, in several countries and continents around the globe,  including Mexico, Central America, Africa, Europe and Asia Pacific.

Tim J. Clark, Senior Vice President, Supply Chain Management

Tim J. Clark is senior vice president, supply chain management for Aptiv. He has global responsibility for Aptiv’s supplier management functions.

Mr. Clark joined Aptiv from Honeywell International, where he was chief procurement officer, aerospace.

Mr. Clark began his career in supply management with Motorola and steadily moved up the ranks until he was named director of global commodities. He then joined Solectron as director of customer supply chain before becoming director of supply management. In 2003, Mr. Clark moved to RR Donnelley as vice president, direct & indirect sourcing. In 2006, he joined Honeywell as vice president, automation and control solutions indirect sourcing and was promoted in 2010 to chief procurement officer, automation and control solutions. In 2016, Mr. Clark was named chief procurement officer, aerospace at Honeywell.

Mr. Clark holds a bachelor’s degree in supply chain operations from Michigan State University and an MBA in international business from University of Phoenix.

Glen De Vos, Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer, and President, Advanced Safety and User Experience

Glen De Vos is senior vice president and chief technology officer of Aptiv, a position he has held since March 2017.

In this role, Mr. De Vos is responsible for leading the company’s innovation strategies and development of advanced technologies. In addition, Mr. De Vos leads the global engineering organization, which includes more than 18,000 technologists located in 15 major technical centers across the globe.

In addition to his current role, Mr. De Vos also served as President, Mobility & Services Group based at Aptiv’s Boston Technology Center. Previously, Mr. De Vos was vice president, Software & Services, Delphi Electronics & Safety (E&S), located in Mountain View, CA. He began his Delphi career with E&S in 1992 and following several progressive engineering and managerial roles in infotainment and user experience, was named vice president, Global Engineering for Delphi E&S in 2012.

Mr. De Vos has extensive business, engineering, and manufacturing experience including time at General Electric and ITT Power Systems.

Mr. De Vos received a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Calvin College in 1982, a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Michigan in 1983, and a Master of Business Administration from Ball State University in 1994.

Michael Gassen, Senior Vice President, Sales and President, Aptiv Europe, Middle East, Africa and Russia

Michael Gassen is senior vice president, sales for Aptiv and president of Aptiv Europe, Middle East, Africa and Russia.

Mr. Gassen began his career with Delphi in 1986 as a sales and marketing manager at Packard Electric Systems. Michael was subsequently appointed managing director of Delphi Italia. In 1995 he took on the responsibility of Delphi’s GM Europe and Fiat Group accounts as customer director. In the following years he served in various leadership positions including , sales director Delco Electronics, product line director body security and reception systems and VP of Sales Powertrain Systems. In 2011 he was promoted to President Delphi EMEA and in 2015 became also responsible of Delphi’s global sales operations as VP of Sales. In 2018 he became an officer of Aptiv and serves on the senior leadership team as President EMEA & Russia and SVP of Sales.

Prior to joining Aptiv, Michael worked for the Liebherr Group, a leader in the construction machinery industry.

Michael earned his degree in metallurgy from Schule für Metalltechnik and Chemie in Düsseldorf, Germany and attended the Insead Business School in Fontainebleau France.

Joseph R. Massaro, Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President, Business Operations

Joseph R. Massaro is chief financial officer and senior vice president, business operations of Aptiv. Mr. Massaro is responsible for Aptiv’s finance and accounting, manufacturing excellence, supply chain management, information systems, global business services, program management office, and the Winchester Interconnect business.

Mr. Massaro joined Delphi in 2013 as vice president, Internal Audit, and was appointed to the position of vice president, corporate controller in 2014. In March 2016, he was named senior vice president and chief financial officer and in September 2020, also assumed the role of senior vice president, business operations.

Prior to Liberty Lane, Mr. Massaro served in a variety of finance and operational roles at Thermo Fisher Scientific from 2002 to 2007, including senior vice president of Global Business Services where his responsibilities included global sourcing and information technology.

Prior to the merger with Thermo Electron, Mr. Massaro also served as vice president and corporate controller of Fisher Scientific as well as several other senior finance positions.

Mr. Massaro began his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers in 1992 where he served as a managing director in the firm's Transaction Services practice. He received a bachelor’s degree in finance and economics from Bentley University, and a Master of Business Administration and master’s in accounting from Northeastern University.

Wendy F. Miller, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer

Wendy F. Miller is senior vice president and chief marketing officer (CMO) for Aptiv. She has overall responsibility for developing and executing all marketing and communications initiatives. Ms. Miller has extensive experience in building global marketing and communication teams that leverage brand awareness into profitable revenue growth.

Prior to joining Aptiv in January 2019, Ms. Miller spent almost twenty years as a Partner and CMO at the consulting firm Bain & Company. She was also a member of the firm’s ten-person Operating Committee. While at Bain & Company, Ms. Miller was tasked with creating a marketing function from the ground up to design and implement global marketing and communications strategies that translate business requirements into strategic marketing solutions. During her tenure as the CMO at Bain & Company, Ms. Miller increased the company’s brand awareness by leveraging the firm’s industry-leading thought leadership and successfully executing multi-media campaigns through traditional media, digital media, product marketing, and other various channels.

Ms. Miller earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Dartmouth College; and a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School with highest distinction.

Matthew Peterson, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Matthew Peterson is senior vice president and chief information officer (CIO) for Aptiv. In this role, he oversees Aptiv’s information technology and global business services strategy and operations. He assumed the CIO position in 2015.

Based in Dublin, Peterson joined Aptiv from Deloitte Consulting, LLP, where he was a director in the consumer and industrial products and technology strategy and architecture practices.

Peterson began his career as a consultant with Ernst & Young, and then became senior principal consultant at Diamond Management and Technology Consultants. In 1999, he was hired by start-up Neusoft Technologies as COO, secretary and treasurer. In 2000, he joined JohnsonDiversey, where he held a number of positions in information technology before becoming vice president and CIO in 2005. In 2009, Peterson was named CIO at TRW, a role he had until joining Deloitte Consulting in 2013.

Mr. Peterson earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Western Kentucky University and an MBA from Goizueta Business School at Emory University.

William T. Presley, Senior Vice President and President, Signal & Power Solutions

Bill Presley joined Aptiv in January 2019 as President of the Electrical Distribution Systems Business Unit. In September 2020, he was appointed Senior Vice President and President, Signal & Power Solutions.

Bill has worked in the automotive industry since 1994 when he started his engineering career at Chrysler Corporation. Throughout his 14 years at Chrysler Corporation he worked in many different functional areas including EMC Testing Labs, Electronics, Product Design Studios and Vehicle Development.

In 2008, Bill joined Lear Corporation as the North American General Motors Electrical Program Management leader. Between 2008 and 2019 he held various positions at Lear Corporation including Vice President of the Wire Harness and Component Business Unit, Director of Core Engineering and Global Director of Engineering for Electrical Distribution Systems.

Bill also served in both the U.S. Army and the Michigan Army National Guard for a combined total of 13 years as a Field Artillery Officer.

He graduated from Norwich Military University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering. In addition, Bill holds a Master of Engineering degree with a concentration in Electromagnetic Physics from the University of Detroit and a MBA with a concentration in Finance from Oakland University.

Katherine H. Ramundo, Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, Chief Compliance Officer and Secretary

Katherine H. Ramundo, is senior vice president, chief legal officer, chief compliance officer and secretary of Aptiv, effective March 2021. Prior to joining Aptiv, Ms. Ramundo was executive vice president, chief legal officer and secretary of Howmet Aerospace Inc. (formerly Arconic Inc.), a leading global provider of advanced engineered solutions for the aerospace and transportation industries, a role she held from November 2016 to February 2021. Prior to joining Howmet Aerospace, Ms. Ramundo was executive vice president, general counsel and secretary of ANN, Inc., the owner of the Ann Taylor and LOFT brands. Previously, Ms. Ramundo served as vice president, deputy general counsel and assistant secretary of Colgate-Palmolive. Among her other positions during her 15-year tenure at Colgate, she served as general counsel of the Europe/South Pacific division, and later managed global specialty legal activities. She began her career as a litigator, practicing at major New York-based law firms, including Cravath, Swaine & Moore, and Sidley Austin.

Stefan Rustler, President, Connection Systems

Stefan Rustler is president of Connection Systems for Aptiv, a position he has held since November 2019. In this role, Mr. Rustler is responsible for leading our global Connection Systems Business Unit.

Mr. Rustler joined Aptiv from TE Connectivity, where he was president, GM Aerospace, Defense & Marine.

Mr. Rustler started his career with Egger Floor Products in Austria in 1999 as a plant controller, and then joined Ernst & Young in 2001 as a senior consultant. In 2006, Mr. Rustler moved to TE Connectivity as finance leader for EMEA, and steadily moved up the ranks over a number of years until he was named president of TE’s global Aerospace, Defense and Marine business unit in 2017.

Mr. Rustler earned his Magister (MBA) in Economics from Johanes Kepler University Linz Austria and his MBA in Corporate Strategies and Finance from the University of Liverpool UK. He is fluent in both German and English.

Mariya K. Trickett, Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer

Mariya K. Trickett is senior vice president and chief human resources officer (CHRO) for Aptiv. She has overall responsibility for leading global human resources strategy and programs for the company’s 160,000 employees spanning 44 countries. This includes organization, talent selection and development, performance management, and employee engagement.

Prior to joining Aptiv in September 2018, Ms. Trickett was senior vice president, Global Human Resources (HR) for Dana. During her 12-year tenure at Dana, Ms. Trickett held leading roles across the HR spectrum including corporate generalist and divisional operational roles, as well as compensation, international mobility and restructuring. In addition, she was a managing director of Dana Europe AG. Ms. Trickett is credited with playing a key role in transforming Dana’s business into a world-class organization.

Named a “Rising Star” by Automotive News in 2017, Ms. Trickett has extensive international experience in building high performance global organizations. Her strengths include cultural transformation and employee engagement, as well as customer-centric and data-driven HR practices to drive sustainable stakeholder value.

Ms. Trickett holds a Bachelor of Science degree in history and law from Kirovograd State University, Ukraine; a Master of Science degree in human resource management from Temple University in Philadelphia; and her Advanced Management Program from IESE at the University of Navarra in Barcelona.

Simon Yang, President, Asia Pacific

Simon Yang is president of Asia Pacific of Aptiv since January 2018. He works alongside the regional executive team on cross-divisional initiatives and leads the stewardship of Aptiv’s relationships with government and senior customer contacts.

Mr. Yang started his career with General Motors in 1995 in Warren, Ohio and relocated to China in 2003 to start-up connection systems operations in Asia. In 2008, he was appointed Managing Director for Delphi Connection Systems in Asia, driving substantial business growth from 2004 to 2017 and playing a key role in multiple acquisitions with highly successful integration. In 2014, Mr. Yang was appointed Delphi China President, directing the overall business in China, including 17 manufacturing sites and 3 technical centers.

Mr. Yang earned his Bachelor of Chemical Engineering and Master of Material Science and Engineering from Tsinghua University in Beijing. He received his Master and Ph.D. of Mechanical Engineering from the State University of New York at Buffalo. Mr. Yang also completed the Senior Executive Program of Ross School of Business, University of Michigan. He has published 11 research papers in several USA and European science and technology journals.