Orhan Holding Names Larry Denton As President of Nobel Automotive Group

Orhan Holding AS of Turkey names Larry A. Denton president of its wholly owned Nobel Automotive Group subsidiary. Denton will direct all strategic and growth initiatives. Before joining Nobel Automotive, he founded Denton Consulting, a firm that provides operational and strategic advisory services to private equity funds and transportation industry businesses.


Orhan Holding, A.S. announced today it has appointed Lawrence (Larry) A. Denton as president of Nobel Automotive Group. In his role as president, Larry will direct all strategic and growth initiatives for the global organization. His career spans more than 30 years in the automotive industry with executive leadership roles at OEM and supplier companies.

Orhan Holding Chairman and CEO, Murat Orhan said the addition of Larry to the organization will bolster the company’s focus on innovation, growth and lean manufacturing efforts. “We are extremely pleased to announce the appointment of Larry to head our Nobel Automotive Group,” M. Orhan said. “His extensive automotive leadership experience with car manufacturers and suppliers will be a tremendous asset as we grow our market position as a leading supplier of fluid transfer products to the global automotive industry.”

Prior to joining Nobel, Larry founded Denton Consulting, a firm providing operational and strategic advisory services to private equity funds and transportation industry businesses. Before that, he served as chairman, chief executive officer and president of DURA Automotive Systems, Inc. from 2003-2008. Before joining DURA, Larry was president of Dow Automotive. Prior to joining Dow in 1996, Larry spent 24 years with Ford Motor Company, where he held a variety of senior management positions.

A Sloan Fellow, Larry holds a Master degree in Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), a Master of Business Administration from the University of Michigan, and a Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering from Michigan State University.

About Nobel Automotive

Nobel Automotive is a leading design and production company specializing in fluid transfer products. The company has partnered with major automakers for more than 30 years and has expertise in combining plastic, metal and rubber technologies to create high value solutions. Nobel has eight global manufacturing facilities located in France, Korea, Mexico, Romania, Slovakia, Spain, Turkey and the United States. World-class engineering of its products is provided in regional technical centers in France, Turkey, the United Kingdom and the United States. World headquarters for Nobel is located in Poissy, France and the North American commercial and administrative team is based in Auburn Hills, Michigan. Nobel Automotive is wholly owned by Orhan Holding, A.S. based in Bursa, Turkey.

For more information, visit www.nobelautomotive.com.

SOURCE Orhan Holding, A.S.