Diana Mannino has been named president of HBPO’s North American operations. HBPO is a supplier of modular front-end systems.
Founded as a partnership between HELLA and Behr in 1999, the company’s name changed to HBPO when Plastic Omnium joined the partnership in 2004.
Mannino succeeds Anja Sprenger, who recently was named global director of human resources at the company’s headquarters in Lippstadt, Germany. She had been HBPO’s North American director of finance and controlling. She joined HBPO from Johnson Controls (JCI) in June 2015. At JCI, she had been a finance director with responsibility for the commercial management of the supplier’s automotive interiors business units.
Mannino had served in a variety of finance, controllership and advanced sales management roles with JCI and Intertec Systems, a JCI joint venture company with INOAC specializing in instrument panel and automotive interior trim.
She joined Intertec Systems in 2002 as commercial finance manager and advanced through a series of senior management positions, including her last role as the joint venture’s chief financial officer. Prior to 2002, she had spent her career in finance with General Motors and then Delphi Automotive Systems after its spinoff in 1999.
Mannino has a bachelor’s degree in finance from Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan, and a master’s degree in corporate finance from Walsh College in Troy, Michigan. She also has completed post-graduate coursework at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee and at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
A native of Warren, Michigan, she resides in Rochester Hills.