Aptiv PLC, global technology company focused on making mobility safer, greener and more connected, announced the appointment of Jessica Kourakos as vice president of Investor Relations and ESG, effective May 18.
Kourakos has led the Investor Relations function at leading global companies, most recently at Rockwell Automation, for more than 10 years, and brings to Aptiv extensive experience in finance, sustainability, marketing and strategy, the company says.
In her new role at Aptiv, Kourakos will report to Joseph Massaro, Aptiv’s chief financial officer and senior vice president of Business Operations, and will lead Aptiv’s Investor Relations and ESG initiatives, representing the company to the investment community and also communicating Aptiv’s strategic vision, portfolio evolution and shareholder value creation framework. Essential to Kourakos’ new role will be her responsibility for the coordination of all ESG and related activities across Aptiv to ensure the achievement of our ESG goals, which includes increasing workforce diversity and achieving carbon neutrality by 2040, Aptiv says.
“We are very excited to have Jessica join Aptiv. She brings a wealth of experience from leading industrial technology companies as well as strong relationships throughout the investor community,” said Massaro. “Jessica’s experience in ESG is also a great fit given the importance of sustainability to Aptiv. The combination of the IR and ESG functions will empower Jessica to work with Aptiv’s senior leadership team and global business and operations leaders to help Aptiv deliver on the company’s ESG goals going forward.”