Brake Parts Inc (BPI) has named Edward West as its vice president, general counsel and secretary, announced by David Overbeeke, president and CEO.
“We welcome Ed West to Brake Parts Inc and are pleased to have him on board as our vice president, general counsel and secretary. As his background shows, he brings more than legal expertise to his new position,” said Overbeeke. “Ed will serve as a legal and business adviser to the BPI and Remy senior leadership teams, advising and influencing the direction and activities of the firm.”
Prior to joining BPI, West worked for Archer-Daniels-Midland Co. in Chicago as associate general counsel, corporate, securities and mergers and acquisitions. His previous experience also includes senior corporate counsel at Tenneco Inc. West has more than 20 years of legal experience, having spent the majority of his career at Baker McKenzie LLP in both the London and Chicago offices, advising clients on domestic and international transactions and projects.
West earned his Master of Arts degree in jurisprudence from Oxford University.