TROY, MI — Frank Mueller has been named president of Behr America, a leading supplier of automotive air-conditioning and engine-cooling systems. He succeeds Hans-Joachim Lange, who recently announced plans to leave the company.
Mueller had been the company’s CFO and played a key role in Behr’s recent acquisition of DaimlerChrysler’s Dayton Thermal Products facility and Behr America’s expansion into the North American passenger car market.
A senior consultant and project manager with Roland Berger Strategy Consultants in Germany, Mueller joined the Behr Group, Behr America’s parent company, in 1996 as manager of strategic planning. He was promoted to director of corporate finance for Behr America prior to becoming the subsidiary’s vice president and CFO in 1999.
Headquartered in Troy, Mich., Behr America has nearly 3,000 employees at facilities in Troy and Webberville, Mich.; Dayton, Ohio; Charleston, S.C., and Fort Worth, Texas.
For more information about Behr, go to: www.behrgroup.com
Click here to view the rest of today’s headlines.