Igor Skornik Named Vice President Niche Customer, Motorsport & Aftermarket for GKN Automotive

Igor Skornik Named Vice President Niche Customer, Motorsport & Aftermarket For GKN Automotive

In his new position, Skornik will report directly to Markus Bannert, chief operating officer, Driveline for GKN Automotive. He will be based in Roesrath, which is near Cologne.

As the result of a management change at driveline specialist GKN Automotive, Igor Skornik has joined the company’s Niche Customer, Motorsport & Aftermarket (NMA) management team as vice president.

In his new position, Skornik will report directly to Markus Bannert, chief operating officer, Driveline for GKN Automotive. He will be based in Roesrath, which is near Cologne.

Skornik is not new to the aftermarket. Most recently, he served as commercial director, Aftermarket, at NGK Spark Plug Europe GmbH, where he was responsible for sales and trade marketing in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region. Nor is he a stranger to GKN Automotive. Skornik started his career at GKN Driveline Slovenia, where he worked for more than nine years in several international positions and business areas with increasing responsibility.

Skornik holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Maribor, Slovenia.

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