Troy, Michigan-based automotive supplier Inteva Products LLC has named William Dircks as vice president and chief financial officer. The appointment became effective June 1, 2015. Previously, Dircks was senior advisor at Charterhouse Equity Partners.
TROY, Mich.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Inteva Products, LLC, a leading global automotive supplier of engineered components and systems, is pleased to welcome William (Bill) Dircks as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective June 1, 2015, replacing Kevin Grady who announced his intention earlier this year to leave Inteva to pursue other interests.
Dircks has spent most of his career in senior leadership positions within the automotive manufacturing industry and brings a great deal of international experience. His past roles include Executive Vice President and CFO for Avon Automotive and Vice President and Corporate Controller for Lear Corporation. Most recently, he served as Senior Advisor for the private equity firm Charterhouse Equity Partners LLC. Immediately prior to that, he was the Executive Vice President and CFO at PREZIO Health. Earlier in his career he held financial positions with Honeywell International (previously AlliedSignal, Inc.) in Southfield, Michigan, and PricewaterhouseCoopers in New York and Tokyo, Japan.
Dircks has a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Manhattan College, Bronx, New York. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New Jersey Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Bill will be located at Inteva’s World Headquarters in Troy, Michigan.
“Bill’s extensive and diverse leadership experience with financial assignments in manufacturing will be an asset to Inteva’s finance team and our executive staff,” said Inteva President and CEO Lon Offenbacher. “I welcome him to our team and look forward to his contributions.”
About Inteva Products, LLC
Inteva Products, LLC is a leading global automotive supplier providing automakers with innovative, reliable, environmentally friendly products that enhance vehicle quality, safety and performance. Inteva has global resources for engineering, manufacturing and customer service for Closure Systems, Interior Systems, Motors and Electronics, and Roof Systems. Formed in 2008, the tier-one supplier is focused on achieving sustained global growth, providing excellent customer service and driving innovation. Inteva was founded on INnovative solutions and the use of applied TEchnology to drive VAlue-based solutions. Inteva employs more than 12,500 people in 18 countries and is headquartered in Troy, Michigan USA.