The board of directors of Aludyne, a global lightweighting solutions and components supplier to the mobility industry, has appointed Bill Pumphrey as president and CEO of the company, effective immediately. Pumphrey also will serve on the board of directors of the company.
Pumphrey replaces Andreas S. Weller who left Aludyne at the end of 2022 to pursue an opportunity outside of the automotive industry.
Pumphrey brings extensive experience in the automotive industry having enjoyed a 38-year career serving global component manufacturers in senior executive roles since 2000. His most recent position was EVP and president at Cooper Standard, in charge of the company’s $3 billion global automotive business. Prior to joining Cooper Standard in 2011, Pumphrey held senior executive positions at Tower International, Lear Corp., and UT Automotive. He began his career at General Motors after earning his MBA from the University of Michigan in 1984 and a BA in 1982 from Kenyon College.
“I am excited to join the Aludyne team and to help the company achieve its fullest potential, Pumphrey said. “Aludyne is well-positioned to benefit from the lightweighing needs of the global automotive industry, and has the team capable of providing the highest quality products in the most cost effective and safest way possible.”