GKN Hoeganaes, part of the Powder Metallurgy division of
GKN, announces that Reid Southby has been appointed President, effective
Reid joined GKN in 2014 as SVP Global Quality & Risk
Management. He has extensive experience
from Magna Powertrain where he held the position of General Manager, Precision
Technologies and more recently the position Executive Director, Global Quality.
He holds a BSE in Industrial & Operations Engineering from the University
of Michigan and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern
“In an effort to continue driving our strategy and aligning
the Executive Management Team to be successfully set up to focus on the future,
I’m pleased to have Reid as the head of the global Hoeganaes business,” stated
Peter Oberparleiter, CEO of GKN Powder Metallurgy.
GKN Hoeganaes is a recognized worldwide leader in the
production of metal powders for the production of structural components, with
metal powder manufacturing facilities in the United States, Europe and Asia.