SOUTHFIELD, Mich. — Federal-Mogul has announced the appointment of Alston German to the position of vice president and chief information officer and a member of the Federal-Mogul Strategy Board. German will report directly to President and Chief Executive Officer Jose Maria Alapont and will be located in Southfield, Mich.
German joined Federal-Mogul in 1994 as a senior information systems (IS) consultant. Since then, he has held positions of increasing responsibility, including valve train and transmission IS director, and then business unit IS director, while also corporate IS director, Asia Pacific region.
Most recently, he was IS director, global SAP, where he led the implementation of SAP across Federal-Mogul’s worldwide operations. Prior to joining Federal-Mogul, German progressed through various positions, including information technology manager, powertrain division, with a United Kingdom-based automotive supplier.
German earned a higher national diploma in mechanical engineering from the University of Central England, U.K., and a post-graduate diploma in management studies from the University of Wolverhampton, U.K.