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Sachin Lawande

Sachin Lawande

President and Chief Executive Officer

Sachin Lawande has been president and CEO of Visteon since June 29, 2015. He also serves on Visteon’s board of directors.

Lawande is considered one of the foremost technology and business thought leaders in automotive original equipment electronics industry. Throughout his career, he has championed the need for suppliers of automotive cockpit electronics to evolve to meet the demands of the connected car era and, ultimately, autonomous vehicles. Since joining Visteon, Lawande has shaped Visteon into the largest Tier 1 supplier focused exclusively on the fast-growing cockpit electronics segment, driving consistent financial performance, introducing next-generation technology, and generating record levels of new business wins with global automakers.

Lawande also serves on the board of directors of DXC Technology, the world’s leading independent, end-to-end IT services company, with $26 billion in annual revenue.

Before joining Visteon, Lawande had been president of the Infotainment Division of Harman International Industries since 2013, and an executive vice president since 2009. His other leadership roles at Harman included executive vice president (EVP) and president of the Lifestyle Division, EVP and co-president of the Automotive Division, EVP and chief technology officer, and chief software architect.

Lawande has a wealth of experience in developing embedded systems and software and holds four patents in communications software. He has a bachelor’s degree in electronics and telecommunications from Bombay University in India, and a master’s degree in electrical engineering from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville.

Sachin Lawande
President and CEO

Sachin Lawande

Sachin Lawande

President and Chief Executive Officer

Sachin Lawande has been president and CEO of Visteon since June 29, 2015. He also serves on Visteon’s board of directors.

Lawande is considered one of the foremost technology and business thought leaders in automotive original equipment electronics industry. Throughout his career, he has championed the need for suppliers of automotive cockpit electronics to evolve to meet the demands of the connected car era and, ultimately, autonomous vehicles. Since joining Visteon, Lawande has shaped Visteon into the largest Tier 1 supplier focused exclusively on the fast-growing cockpit electronics segment, driving consistent financial performance, introducing next-generation technology, and generating record levels of new business wins with global automakers.

Lawande also serves on the board of directors of DXC Technology, the world’s leading independent, end-to-end IT services company, with $26 billion in annual revenue.

Before joining Visteon, Lawande had been president of the Infotainment Division of Harman International Industries since 2013, and an executive vice president since 2009. His other leadership roles at Harman included executive vice president (EVP) and president of the Lifestyle Division, EVP and co-president of the Automotive Division, EVP and chief technology officer, and chief software architect.

Lawande has a wealth of experience in developing embedded systems and software and holds four patents in communications software. He has a bachelor’s degree in electronics and telecommunications from Bombay University in India, and a master’s degree in electrical engineering from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville.

William M. Robertson

Interim Chief Financial Officer

 

William M. Robertson is interim chief financial officer at Visteon Corporation.

Robertson joined Visteon in 2000 and served in various financial leadership roles before leaving the company in mid-2019. Visteon’s board of directors unanimously approved his appointment as interim CFO effective Nov. 1, 2019. His previous positions have included vice president and treasurer; vice president, operations, finance and investor relations; manager, corporate finance; and operations manager.

Before joining Visteon, Robertson served as vehicle operations controller for Ford Motor Co.

Bill Robertson
Interim
Chief Financial Officer

William M. Robertson

Interim Chief Financial Officer

 

William M. Robertson is interim chief financial officer at Visteon Corporation.

Robertson joined Visteon in 2000 and served in various financial leadership roles before leaving the company in mid-2019. Visteon’s board of directors unanimously approved his appointment as interim CFO effective Nov. 1, 2019. His previous positions have included vice president and treasurer; vice president, operations, finance and investor relations; manager, corporate finance; and operations manager.

Before joining Visteon, Robertson served as vehicle operations controller for Ford Motor Co.

Sunil Bilolikar

Sunil Bilolikar

Senior Vice President Operations and Procurement

Sunil Bilolikar leads Visteon’s global operations and procurement activities, including joint venture operations and supplier strategic partnerships. Responsible for driving operational excellence across Visteon’s 25 facilities in Europe, the Americas and Asia, he oversees all aspects of the supply chain including manufacturing, purchasing, logistics, product quality and operational technology. He leads an organization that employs approximately 7,000 employees, purchases over $2 billion in materials annually, and manufactures more than 250,000 end items each day.

Bilolikar has extensive experience developing a global competitive manufacturing footprint driven by technology, employing lean manufacturing methodologies to achieve consistent class leading performance across all regions. Throughout his 27-year career with Visteon and Ford Motor Co., he has held several engineering and operations leadership positions in the U.S., Canada, India, Portugal and Germany.

Bilolikar has a bachelor’s degree in engineering (mechanical) from Osmania University, India; a master’s degree in engineering (industrial) from the University of Toronto, Canada; and a master’s degree in business administration from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Sunil Bilolikar
Senior Vice President, Operations and Procurement

Sunil Bilolikar

Sunil Bilolikar

Senior Vice President Operations and Procurement

Sunil Bilolikar leads Visteon’s global operations and procurement activities, including joint venture operations and supplier strategic partnerships. Responsible for driving operational excellence across Visteon’s 25 facilities in Europe, the Americas and Asia, he oversees all aspects of the supply chain including manufacturing, purchasing, logistics, product quality and operational technology. He leads an organization that employs approximately 7,000 employees, purchases over $2 billion in materials annually, and manufactures more than 250,000 end items each day.

Bilolikar has extensive experience developing a global competitive manufacturing footprint driven by technology, employing lean manufacturing methodologies to achieve consistent class leading performance across all regions. Throughout his 27-year career with Visteon and Ford Motor Co., he has held several engineering and operations leadership positions in the U.S., Canada, India, Portugal and Germany.

Bilolikar has a bachelor’s degree in engineering (mechanical) from Osmania University, India; a master’s degree in engineering (industrial) from the University of Toronto, Canada; and a master’s degree in business administration from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Matt Cole

Matt Cole

Senior Vice President Product Development

Matt Cole has global responsibility for the technical delivery for all customer programs and skills development for software, hardware, mechanical, electrical and systems engineering.

Cole has approximately 24 years of automotive industry experience, including positions in manufacturing, product design, product planning and program management. His career has included various leadership assignments in five countries, most of which included the leadership of technical assets. In 2005 he was placed on international assignment in India to establish and manage two joint ventures. Following that assignment, he managed the Asia-Pacific engineering teams for Visteon’s electronics business and also was appointed general manager, Yanfeng Visteon Automotive Electronics for two years.

After 19 years with Visteon, Cole joined Johnson Controls where, after one year as vice president of product management for the Electronics Group, he was appointed vice president, electronics engineering, based in Cergy, France. In that role, he helped transform the engineering organization from a regional to global structure, and enabled the development of infotainment and advanced products. He also participated with leadership in divesting Johnson Controls’ electronics business to Visteon in July 2014.

Cole has a bachelor of science degree in engineering from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, and a master’s degree in engineering management from the University of Michigan.

Matthew Cole
Senior Vice President, Product Development

Matt Cole

Matt Cole

Senior Vice President Product Development

Matt Cole has global responsibility for the technical delivery for all customer programs and skills development for software, hardware, mechanical, electrical and systems engineering.

Cole has approximately 24 years of automotive industry experience, including positions in manufacturing, product design, product planning and program management. His career has included various leadership assignments in five countries, most of which included the leadership of technical assets. In 2005 he was placed on international assignment in India to establish and manage two joint ventures. Following that assignment, he managed the Asia-Pacific engineering teams for Visteon’s electronics business and also was appointed general manager, Yanfeng Visteon Automotive Electronics for two years.

After 19 years with Visteon, Cole joined Johnson Controls where, after one year as vice president of product management for the Electronics Group, he was appointed vice president, electronics engineering, based in Cergy, France. In that role, he helped transform the engineering organization from a regional to global structure, and enabled the development of infotainment and advanced products. He also participated with leadership in divesting Johnson Controls’ electronics business to Visteon in July 2014.

Cole has a bachelor of science degree in engineering from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, and a master’s degree in engineering management from the University of Michigan.

Brett Pynnonen

Brett Pynnonen

Senior Vice President and General Counsel

Brett Pynnonen is responsible for Visteon’s global legal and compliance activities. He joined Visteon in March 2016 from Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation, a global automotive supplier based in Southfield, Michigan, where he was senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary.

Prior to joining Federal-Mogul in 2007, Pynnonen was general counsel and secretary of Covansys Corporation, a publicly traded technology services company. Before that, he was an attorney at the law firm of Butzel Long, based in Detroit, Michigan, after beginning his legal career as a judicial law clerk to Michigan Supreme Court Justice Patricia J. Boyle.

Pynnonen has more than 20 years of legal experience, including extensive experience in the automotive industry and internationally, with deep expertise in compliance and corporate transactions, as well as intellectual property strategy and risk management.

Pynnonen has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Western Michigan University, and a juris doctor from The Ohio State University. He is a member of the State Bar of Michigan.

Brett Pynnonen
Senior Vice President and General Counsel

Brett Pynnonen

Brett Pynnonen

Senior Vice President and General Counsel

Brett Pynnonen is responsible for Visteon’s global legal and compliance activities. He joined Visteon in March 2016 from Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation, a global automotive supplier based in Southfield, Michigan, where he was senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary.

Prior to joining Federal-Mogul in 2007, Pynnonen was general counsel and secretary of Covansys Corporation, a publicly traded technology services company. Before that, he was an attorney at the law firm of Butzel Long, based in Detroit, Michigan, after beginning his legal career as a judicial law clerk to Michigan Supreme Court Justice Patricia J. Boyle.

Pynnonen has more than 20 years of legal experience, including extensive experience in the automotive industry and internationally, with deep expertise in compliance and corporate transactions, as well as intellectual property strategy and risk management.

Pynnonen has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Western Michigan University, and a juris doctor from The Ohio State University. He is a member of the State Bar of Michigan.

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Kristin Trecker

Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer

Kristin Trecker is responsible for global human resources strategy and programs, including workforce planning, company culture, recruitment, talent development, employee engagement, and compensation and benefits. She joined Visteon in May 2018, bringing more than 20 years of human resources leadership, with significant experience at growth-oriented global companies in the engineering and software industries.

Before joining Visteon, Trecker was executive vice president and CHRO for Integer Holdings Corp. (formerly Greatbatch, Inc.), the world’s largest medical device outsource manufacturer. Previously, she was senior vice president and CHRO of MTS Systems Corp., a global engineering firm serving industries including automotive, energy, aerospace and biomedical. Prior to these roles, Kristin spent 16 years with Lawson Software, Inc. in roles of increasing responsibility, ranging from director of compensation and benefits to senior vice president of human resources

Trecker is a former co-president and board member of the HR Executive Forum. She has a bachelor’s degree in management from Luther College and studied in the executive education program at the Duke University Fuqua School of Business.

 

Kristin Trecker
Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer

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Kristin Trecker

Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer

Kristin Trecker is responsible for global human resources strategy and programs, including workforce planning, company culture, recruitment, talent development, employee engagement, and compensation and benefits. She joined Visteon in May 2018, bringing more than 20 years of human resources leadership, with significant experience at growth-oriented global companies in the engineering and software industries.

Before joining Visteon, Trecker was executive vice president and CHRO for Integer Holdings Corp. (formerly Greatbatch, Inc.), the world’s largest medical device outsource manufacturer. Previously, she was senior vice president and CHRO of MTS Systems Corp., a global engineering firm serving industries including automotive, energy, aerospace and biomedical. Prior to these roles, Kristin spent 16 years with Lawson Software, Inc. in roles of increasing responsibility, ranging from director of compensation and benefits to senior vice president of human resources

Trecker is a former co-president and board member of the HR Executive Forum. She has a bachelor’s degree in management from Luther College and studied in the executive education program at the Duke University Fuqua School of Business.

Markus Schupfner

Markus Schupfner

Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer

Markus Schupfner leads Visteon’s global advanced technology development, especially in the areas of advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2X), and autonomous driving, as well as product management of all Visteon products. Schupfner joined Visteon on April 1, 2016, bringing more than 20 years of experience leading software development for global automotive suppliers, primarily serving high-end vehicle manufacturers. He is based in Karlsruhe, Germany.

Schupfner previously was with Elektrobit Automotive GmbH, an international supplier of embedded software solutions and services, where since 2014 he had been executive vice president of operations, after serving four years as vice president of Elektrobit infotainment solutions. As head of operations at Elektrobit Automotive – recently acquired by Continental AG – Schupfner led innovation, product and service developments for human-machine interaction (HMI), driver assistance, navigation, system integration, connected car and electronic control unit (ECU) solutions. He achieved many successful product launches for high-end vehicle manufacturers and helped turn the company toward a lean development approach.

Before joining Elektrobit, Schupfner was vice president of navigation for the infotainment division of Harman International Industries, where he led product development and pre-development for high-end navigation. He previously held director-level roles during a 12-year career at Siemens VDO and Siemens, responsible for system architecture and technology development of high-end navigation systems for leading automakers.

Schupfner has obtained several patents for embedded navigation software. He has a degree in mathematics from the Technical University of Applied Sciences in Regensburg, Germany.

Markus Schupfner
Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer

Markus Schupfner

Markus Schupfner

Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer

Markus Schupfner leads Visteon’s global advanced technology development, especially in the areas of advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2X), and autonomous driving, as well as product management of all Visteon products. Schupfner joined Visteon on April 1, 2016, bringing more than 20 years of experience leading software development for global automotive suppliers, primarily serving high-end vehicle manufacturers. He is based in Karlsruhe, Germany.

Schupfner previously was with Elektrobit Automotive GmbH, an international supplier of embedded software solutions and services, where since 2014 he had been executive vice president of operations, after serving four years as vice president of Elektrobit infotainment solutions. As head of operations at Elektrobit Automotive – recently acquired by Continental AG – Schupfner led innovation, product and service developments for human-machine interaction (HMI), driver assistance, navigation, system integration, connected car and electronic control unit (ECU) solutions. He achieved many successful product launches for high-end vehicle manufacturers and helped turn the company toward a lean development approach.

Before joining Elektrobit, Schupfner was vice president of navigation for the infotainment division of Harman International Industries, where he led product development and pre-development for high-end navigation. He previously held director-level roles during a 12-year career at Siemens VDO and Siemens, responsible for system architecture and technology development of high-end navigation systems for leading automakers.

Schupfner has obtained several patents for embedded navigation software. He has a degree in mathematics from the Technical University of Applied Sciences in Regensburg, Germany.

Robert Vallance

Robert Vallance

Senior Vice President, Customer Business Groups and Marketing

Bob Vallance leads the profitable growth of Visteon’s business. The customer business groups drive above-market growth of customer accounts across Visteon’s core product portfolio, by commercializing Visteon’s leading technology solutions focused on the cockpit electronics user experience.  Leveraging Visteon’s global footprint and capability, the customer business groups oversee program delivery from the time a vehicle manufacturer awards business to Visteon until the time the program launches, and maintain commercial responsibility through the program lifecycle. Vallance also oversees the strategic growth of Visteon’s joint ventures in China.

Vallance has 30 years of automotive experience. He rejoined Visteon in July 2014 with the company’s acquisition of Johnson Controls’ electronics business.  During his six years with Johnson Controls, Vallance held various positions in Asia and the U.S., ultimately leading the electronics business as group vice president and general manager. Prior to that, Vallance spent 23 years at Ford Motor Co. and Visteon in product development, program and commercial management, strategy and planning, product marketing and manufacturing.  He has worked in the U.S., the U.K. and China.

Vallance has a bachelor’s degree in engineering from Lawrence Technological University and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Michigan.

Robert Vallance
Senior Vice President, Customer Business Groups and Marketing

Robert Vallance

Robert Vallance

Senior Vice President, Customer Business Groups and Marketing

Bob Vallance leads the profitable growth of Visteon’s business. The customer business groups drive above-market growth of customer accounts across Visteon’s core product portfolio, by commercializing Visteon’s leading technology solutions focused on the cockpit electronics user experience. Leveraging Visteon’s global footprint and capability, the customer business groups oversee program delivery from the time a vehicle manufacturer awards business to Visteon until the time the program launches, and maintain commercial responsibility through the program lifecycle. Vallance also oversees the strategic growth of Visteon’s joint ventures in China.

Vallance has 30 years of automotive experience. He rejoined Visteon in July 2014 with the company’s acquisition of Johnson Controls’ electronics business. During his six years with Johnson Controls, Vallance held various positions in Asia and the U.S., ultimately leading the electronics business as group vice president and general manager. Prior to that, Vallance spent 23 years at Ford Motor Co. and Visteon in product development, program and commercial management, strategy and planning, product marketing and manufacturing. He has worked in the U.S., the U.K. and China.

Vallance has a bachelor’s degree in engineering from Lawrence Technological University and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Michigan.

Raman Mehta

Raman Mehta

Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Raman Mehta leads all facets of Visteon’s global information technology, including designing, developing and implementing global IT platforms and business processes to increase performance and help Visteon leverage technology as a competitive advantage.

Mehta joined Visteon in April 2017 from Fabrinet, where he was senior vice president and CIO at the global engineering and manufacturing services provider of complex optical and electromechanical components. He previously served as CIO and chief process architect for EWIE Company, a Tier 1 supplier to Ford Motor Co., driving enterprise-wide technology transformation. Before that, he spent more than 13 years at Oracle USA, Inc., where he was a director and advised Fortune 500 clients on business transformation.

Mehta has earned several leadership awards including CIO magazine’s 2013 CIO 100 Award, Computerworld’s 2012 Premier 100 IT Leaders Award, and a Crain’s Detroit Business CIO award. He has presented at several prominent IT conferences and authored various white papers.

He has an MBA from the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business, and a Bachelor of Engineering degree in electrical and electronics from the Birla Institute of Technology and Science in Pilani, India.

Raman Mehta
Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Raman Mehta

Raman Mehta

Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Raman Mehta leads all facets of Visteon’s global information technology, including designing, developing and implementing global IT platforms and business processes to increase performance and help Visteon leverage technology as a competitive advantage.

Mehta joined Visteon in April 2017 from Fabrinet, where he was senior vice president and CIO at the global engineering and manufacturing services provider of complex optical and electromechanical components. He previously served as CIO and chief process architect for EWIE Company, a Tier 1 supplier to Ford Motor Co., driving enterprise-wide technology transformation. Before that, he spent more than 13 years at Oracle USA, Inc., where he was a director and advised Fortune 500 clients on business transformation.

Mehta has earned several leadership awards including CIO magazine’s 2013 CIO 100 Award, Computerworld’s 2012 Premier 100 IT Leaders Award, and a Crain’s Detroit Business CIO award. He has presented at several prominent IT conferences and authored various white papers.

He has an MBA from the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business, and a Bachelor of Engineering degree in electrical and electronics from the Birla Institute of Technology and Science in Pilani, India.

Robert Swanston

Robert Swanston

Vice President, Global Quality

Bob Swanston leads all aspects of quality for Visteon’s global business, including product development, manufacturing and supplier quality activities. He is also responsible for product safety, quality management processes and compliance.

During his 32-year automotive career, Swanston has held various leadership positions in engineering, manufacturing and quality at Visteon and Ford. He was named Visteon’s vice president of quality for electronics in 2010, after serving for two years as global director, engineering services and quality, based in the UK. Prior to that, Swanston oversaw the global driver information product line and served as director of electronics engineering, based in Detroit, Michigan. He previously served as director, manufacturing and supply chain, telematics and multimedia systems, and was the plant manager of a 2,000-employee facility in Toronto, Canada.

As managing director of Visteon Engineering Services Ltd in the UK, Swanston leads the board of directors for that legal entity. He also serves on the board of directors of Visteon Finance Ltd., and served for several years on the board of directors for the Visteon Technical Services Center in Chennai, India.

Swanston has a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Northumbria University in the UK, and a master’s degree in electronics and control systems from Wayne State University, U.S.

Robert Swanston
Vice President, Global Quality

Robert Swanston

Robert Swanston

Vice President, Global Quality

Bob Swanston leads all aspects of quality for Visteon’s global business, including product development, manufacturing and supplier quality activities. He is also responsible for product safety, quality management processes and compliance.

During his 32-year automotive career, Swanston has held various leadership positions in engineering, manufacturing and quality at Visteon and Ford. He was named Visteon’s vice president of quality for electronics in 2010, after serving for two years as global director, engineering services and quality, based in the UK. Prior to that, Swanston oversaw the global driver information product line and served as director of electronics engineering, based in Detroit, Michigan. He previously served as director, manufacturing and supply chain, telematics and multimedia systems, and was the plant manager of a 2,000-employee facility in Toronto, Canada.

As managing director of Visteon Engineering Services Ltd in the UK, Swanston leads the board of directors for that legal entity. He also serves on the board of directors of Visteon Finance Ltd., and served for several years on the board of directors for the Visteon Technical Services Center in Chennai, India.

Swanston has a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Northumbria University in the UK, and a master’s degree in electronics and control systems from Wayne State University, U.S.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Driving Strategic Direction

Francis Scricco

Chairman

Francis M. Scricco was named non-executive chairman of the board of directors of Visteon on Sept. 30, 2012, after being appointed to the board on Aug. 10, 2012.

Scricco spent 27 years in senior leadership positions in six different industries. He was senior vice president, manufacturing, logistics and procurement, for Avaya, Inc., a global business communications provider, from February 2007 until his retirement in October 2008.

Prior to that, he was Avaya’s senior vice president, global services, a position he held since March 2004. He is the former president and CEO of Arrow Electronics and before that served as president of Fisher Products Group. Scricco’s first operating role was as a general manager for General Electric Co. He began his career with The Boston Consulting Group. He currently serves on the boards of Tembec, Inc. and Masonite International Corporation, both public companies, as well as Wastequip, LLC, a privately held company.

Francis Scricco (Chairman)

Francis Scricco

Chairman

Francis M. Scricco was named non-executive chairman of the board of directors of Visteon on Sept. 30, 2012, after being appointed to the board on Aug. 10, 2012.

Scricco spent 27 years in senior leadership positions in six different industries. He was senior vice president, manufacturing, logistics and procurement, for Avaya, Inc., a global business communications provider, from February 2007 until his retirement in October 2008.

Prior to that, he was Avaya’s senior vice president, global services, a position he held since March 2004. He is the former president and CEO of Arrow Electronics and before that served as president of Fisher Products Group. Scricco’s first operating role was as a general manager for General Electric Co. He began his career with The Boston Consulting Group. He currently serves on the boards of Tembec, Inc. and Masonite International Corporation, both public companies, as well as Wastequip, LLC, a privately held company.

James Barrese

James Barrese

James Barrese served as chief technology officer and senior vice president, payment services, for PayPal from 2012 to June 2016, leading PayPal’s global technology organization, including technology strategy, product engineering, program management, data management, system operations and professional services. He previously spent nearly 10 years in executive technology roles at eBay Marketplaces, most recently as vice president of technology.

During his career, Barrese has served in multiple leadership roles defining and driving technology strategies and next-generation platforms during phases of both rapid growth and successful business turnarounds. Earlier in his career, he was vice president of engineering at Charitableway, a lead architect and manager at Accenture PLC (formerly Andersen Consulting), and a programmer in the materials science department at Stanford University. He got his start in technology with the Signal Corps in the U.S. Army. Barrese has a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering from Stanford University. He has been a director of Visteon since Jan. 2, 2017. He also serves on the board of Marin Software and as a technology adviser for VimpelCom.

James Barrese

James Barrese

James Barrese

James Barrese served as chief technology officer and senior vice president, payment services, for PayPal from 2012 to June 2016, leading PayPal’s global technology organization, including technology strategy, product engineering, program management, data management, system operations and professional services. He previously spent nearly 10 years in executive technology roles at eBay Marketplaces, most recently as vice president of technology.

During his career, Barrese has served in multiple leadership roles defining and driving technology strategies and next-generation platforms during phases of both rapid growth and successful business turnarounds. Earlier in his career, he was vice president of engineering at Charitableway, a lead architect and manager at Accenture PLC (formerly Andersen Consulting), and a programmer in the materials science department at Stanford University. He got his start in technology with the Signal Corps in the U.S. Army. Barrese has a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering from Stanford University. He has been a director of Visteon since Jan. 2, 2017. He also serves on the board of Marin Software and as a technology adviser for VimpelCom.

Nomi Bergman

Nomi Bergman is an accomplished business leader and technology advocate who served as president of Bright House Networks until its 2016 merger with Charter Communications and Time Warner Cable. Bergman was a member of the founding management team that in 2003 launched Bright House Networks, one of the largest owners and operators of cable systems in the U.S. A longtime advocate for women in business, Bergman launched initiatives such as the Bright House Networks Women’s Leadership Circle to develop a pipeline of women leaders within the company, and helped initiate and support other similar programs within the industry. She has earned many industry leadership awards and serves on several corporate boards, as well as the board of One Revolution, a foundation established by Paralympian Chris Waddell. Bergman also serves on the board of trustees of the University of Rochester (N.Y.). She has been a director of Visteon since Oct. 1, 2016.

Nomi Bergman

Nomi Bergman

Nomi Bergman is an accomplished business leader and technology advocate who served as president of Bright House Networks until its 2016 merger with Charter Communications and Time Warner Cable. Bergman was a member of the founding management team that in 2003 launched Bright House Networks, one of the largest owners and operators of cable systems in the U.S. A longtime advocate for women in business, Bergman launched initiatives such as the Bright House Networks Women’s Leadership Circle to develop a pipeline of women leaders within the company, and helped initiate and support other similar programs within the industry. She has earned many industry leadership awards and serves on several corporate boards, as well as the board of One Revolution, a foundation established by Paralympian Chris Waddell. Bergman also serves on the board of trustees of the University of Rochester (N.Y.). She has been a director of Visteon since Oct. 1, 2016.

Jeffrey Jones

Jeffrey D. Jones is an attorney with Kim & Chang, a South Korea-based law firm, a position he has held since 1980. Mr. Jones serves as chairman of the board of partners for Future Foundation, a Korean non-profit foundation. Mr. Jones has also served as a director of POSCO and the Doosan Corporation during the past five years. He has been a director of Visteon since Oct. 1, 2010.

Jeffrey Jones

Jeffrey Jones

Jeffrey D. Jones is an attorney with Kim & Chang, a South Korea-based law firm, a position he has held since 1980. Mr. Jones serves as chairman of the board of partners for Future Foundation, a Korean non-profit foundation. Mr. Jones has also served as a director of POSCO and the Doosan Corporation during the past five years. He has been a director of Visteon since Oct. 1, 2010.

Sachin Lawande

Sachin Lawande

Sachin Lawande has been president and CEO of Visteon since June 29, 2015. He also serves on Visteon’s board of directors.

Lawande is considered one of the foremost technology and business thought leaders in automotive original equipment electronics industry. Throughout his career, he has championed the need for suppliers of automotive cockpit electronics to evolve to meet the demands of the connected car era and, ultimately, autonomous vehicles. Since joining Visteon, Lawande has shaped Visteon into the largest Tier 1 supplier focused exclusively on the fast-growing cockpit electronics segment, driving consistent financial performance, introducing next-generation technology, and generating record levels of new business wins with global automakers.

Lawande also serves on the board of directors of DXC Technology, the world’s leading independent, end-to-end IT services company, with $26 billion in annual revenue.

Before joining Visteon, Lawande had been president of the Infotainment Division of Harman International Industries since 2013, and an executive vice president since 2009. His other leadership roles at Harman included executive vice president (EVP) and president of the Lifestyle Division, EVP and co-president of the Automotive Division, EVP and chief technology officer, and chief software architect.

Lawande has a wealth of experience in developing embedded systems and software and holds four patents in communications software. He has a bachelor’s degree in electronics and telecommunications from Bombay University in India, and a master’s degree in electrical engineering from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville.

Sachin Lawande

Sachin Lawande

Sachin Lawande

Sachin Lawande has been president and CEO of Visteon since June 29, 2015. He also serves on Visteon’s board of directors.

Lawande is considered one of the foremost technology and business thought leaders in automotive original equipment electronics industry. Throughout his career, he has championed the need for suppliers of automotive cockpit electronics to evolve to meet the demands of the connected car era and, ultimately, autonomous vehicles. Since joining Visteon, Lawande has shaped Visteon into the largest Tier 1 supplier focused exclusively on the fast-growing cockpit electronics segment, driving consistent financial performance, introducing next-generation technology, and generating record levels of new business wins with global automakers.

Lawande also serves on the board of directors of DXC Technology, the world’s leading independent, end-to-end IT services company, with $26 billion in annual revenue.

Before joining Visteon, Lawande had been president of the Infotainment Division of Harman International Industries since 2013, and an executive vice president since 2009. His other leadership roles at Harman included executive vice president (EVP) and president of the Lifestyle Division, EVP and co-president of the Automotive Division, EVP and chief technology officer, and chief software architect.

Lawande has a wealth of experience in developing embedded systems and software and holds four patents in communications software. He has a bachelor’s degree in electronics and telecommunications from Bombay University in India, and a master’s degree in electrical engineering from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville.

Joanne Maguire

Joanne Maguire

Joanne M. Maguire’s experience in the aerospace and defense industries spans three decades. She served as executive vice president of Lockheed Martin Space Systems Co. from July 2006 until her retirement in May 2013. Before joining Lockheed Martin in 2003, she held a succession of increasingly responsible technical and management roles at TRW, culminating as vice president of business development and deputy to the sector CEO for TRW Space & Electronics, now part of Northrop Grumman. She also serves on the boards of CommScope Holding Company, Inc., Tetra Tech, Inc. and Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, Inc., a non-profit research and development organization. She has been a director of Visteon since January 2015.

Joanne Maguire

Joanne Maguire

Joanne Maguire

Joanne M. Maguire’s experience in the aerospace and defense industries spans three decades. She served as executive vice president of Lockheed Martin Space Systems Co. from July 2006 until her retirement in May 2013. Before joining Lockheed Martin in 2003, she held a succession of increasingly responsible technical and management roles at TRW, culminating as vice president of business development and deputy to the sector CEO for TRW Space & Electronics, now part of Northrop Grumman. She also serves on the boards of CommScope Holding Company, Inc., Tetra Tech, Inc. and Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, Inc., a non-profit research and development organization. She has been a director of Visteon since January 2015.

Robert Manzo

Robert J. Manzo is the founder and managing partner of RJM I, LLC, a provider of consulting services to troubled companies, which he started in 2005. From 2000-2005, he was the senior managing director of FTI Consulting, Inc., a global business advisory firm. He has extensive experience advising distressed companies in the automotive and other industries, and has financial and accounting expertise. He has been a director of Visteon since June 14, 2012.

Robert Manzo

Robert Manzo

Robert J. Manzo is the founder and managing partner of RJM I, LLC, a provider of consulting services to troubled companies, which he started in 2005. From 2000-2005, he was the senior managing director of FTI Consulting, Inc., a global business advisory firm. He has extensive experience advising distressed companies in the automotive and other industries, and has financial and accounting expertise. He has been a director of Visteon since June 14, 2012.

David Treadwell

David L. Treadwell has been a director of Visteon since August 2012. He currently serves on the boards of Flagstar Bank and Matlin & Partners Acquisition Corporation, both publicly traded on U.S. stock exchanges. He also serves, since March 2012, as chairman of Revere Industries, a manufacturer of various plastic and metal components for industrial use; since January 2013, as chairman of Grow Michigan, LLC, a $30 million mezzanine debt fund targeted to promoting economic growth in Michigan’s small business community; since July 2013, as chairman of AGY, LLC, a producer of high tech glass fiber for a variety of global applications; since March 2016, as chairman of WinCup LLC, a $300 million foam cup manufacturer; and since March 2017, as chairman of U.S. Well Services, LLC, an oil and gas field services provider. Treadwell served as president and CEO of EP Management Corporation, formerly known as EaglePicher Corporation, from August 2006 to September 2011. He served as EaglePicher’s chief operating officer from June 2005 to July 2006. Prior to that, he was Oxford Automotive’s CEO from 2004 to 2005.

David Treadwell

David Treadwell

David L. Treadwell has been a director of Visteon since August 2012. He currently serves on the boards of Flagstar Bank and Matlin & Partners Acquisition Corporation, both publicly traded on U.S. stock exchanges. He also serves, since March 2012, as chairman of Revere Industries, a manufacturer of various plastic and metal components for industrial use; since January 2013, as chairman of Grow Michigan, LLC, a $30 million mezzanine debt fund targeted to promoting economic growth in Michigan’s small business community; since July 2013, as chairman of AGY, LLC, a producer of high tech glass fiber for a variety of global applications; since March 2016, as chairman of WinCup LLC, a $300 million foam cup manufacturer; and since March 2017, as chairman of U.S. Well Services, LLC, an oil and gas field services provider. Treadwell served as president and CEO of EP Management Corporation, formerly known as EaglePicher Corporation, from August 2006 to September 2011. He served as EaglePicher’s chief operating officer from June 2005 to July 2006. Prior to that, he was Oxford Automotive’s CEO from 2004 to 2005.

Harry Wilson

Harry J. Wilson has been founder and chief executive officer of MAEVA Group, LLC, a turnaround and restructuring advisory firm, since January 2011. He previously served as a senior advisor on the President’s Automotive Task Force from March to August 2009, and was a partner at Silver Point Capital, which he joined as a senior analyst in May 2003, and where he served until August 2008. Before that, he served as a principal in the private equity business at The Blackstone Group. Earlier in his career, he worked in the investment banking division at Goldman, Sachs & Co. Wilson was the Republican nominee for the office of New York State comptroller in 2010. He also serves on the board of directors of Sotheby’s.

Harry Wilson

Harry Wilson

Harry J. Wilson has been founder and chief executive officer of MAEVA Group, LLC, a turnaround and restructuring advisory firm, since January 2011. He previously served as a senior advisor on the President’s Automotive Task Force from March to August 2009, and was a partner at Silver Point Capital, which he joined as a senior analyst in May 2003, and where he served until August 2008. Before that, he served as a principal in the private equity business at The Blackstone Group. Earlier in his career, he worked in the investment banking division at Goldman, Sachs & Co. Wilson was the Republican nominee for the office of New York State comptroller in 2010. He also serves on the board of directors of Sotheby’s.

Rouzbeh Yassini-Fard

Rouzbeh Yassini-Fard has been a director of Visteon since Jan. 5, 2015. He is the founder of YAS Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to enabling future generations with leadership skills in education, culture and humanity. He is also the chairman of the board and acting CEO of IRYStec Software Inc., a developer of perceptual display processing technology for the automotive industry, and the executive director of the University of New Hampshire’s Broadband Center of Excellence, specializing in the advancement of broadband internet technology. A serial entrepreneur, he is the author of “Planet Broadband,” a history of broadband in its formative years. Dr. Yassini-Fard is known as the “father of the cable modem” for his pioneering work in broadband technology and in work leading to the creation of the cable industry’s global standards. He has previously served on the boards of LANcity, Arepa, NARAD, Broadband Access Systems, TrueChat, YAS Corp. and Entropic Communications.

Dr. Yassini-Fard has extensive executive business experience, focusing on the technology sector to further the advancement of broadband internet technology and services to attain ubiquitous connectivity worldwide. He holds multiple patents.

Rouzbeh Yassini-Fard

Rouzbeh Yassini-Fard

Rouzbeh Yassini-Fard has been a director of Visteon since Jan. 5, 2015. He is the founder of YAS Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to enabling future generations with leadership skills in education, culture and humanity. He is also the chairman of the board and acting CEO of IRYStec Software Inc., a developer of perceptual display processing technology for the automotive industry, and the executive director of the University of New Hampshire’s Broadband Center of Excellence, specializing in the advancement of broadband internet technology. A serial entrepreneur, he is the author of “Planet Broadband,” a history of broadband in its formative years. Dr. Yassini-Fard is known as the “father of the cable modem” for his pioneering work in broadband technology and in work leading to the creation of the cable industry’s global standards. He has previously served on the boards of LANcity, Arepa, NARAD, Broadband Access Systems, TrueChat, YAS Corp. and Entropic Communications.

Dr. Yassini-Fard has extensive executive business experience, focusing on the technology sector to further the advancement of broadband internet technology and services to attain ubiquitous connectivity worldwide. He holds multiple patents.

Board Committees

Below is a summary of our committee structure and membership information. To read the committee charters, click on the committee names in the chart below.

 
Audit Committee
Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee
Finance and Corporate Strategy Committee
Organization and Compensation Committee
Technology Committee
James Barrese
M
Nomi Bergman
M
M
Jeffrey Jones
M
M
Sachin Lawande
Joanne Maguire
M
M
Robert Manzo
C
C
Francis M. Scricco *
David L. Treadwell
M
C
Harry J. Wilson
C
M
Rouzbeh Yassini-Fard
M
M
C

* Chairman of the Board

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