Jeff Schuster Tapped to Lead Global Forecasting Department at J.D. Power; Dr. Wynn Bussmann to Retire in April - aftermarketNews

Jeff Schuster Tapped to Lead Global Forecasting Department at J.D. Power; Dr. Wynn Bussmann to Retire in April

J.D. Power and Associates has named Jeff Schuster to lead its automotive global forecasting services department at the firm's Troy, Mich., office. Schuster, who was recently promoted to senior director of North American Forecasting, has been with J.D. Power and Associates since 1996. In his new position, Schuster replaces Dr. Wynn "Van" Bussmann, who retires April 3. Bussmann, who has led Global Forecasting since joining the firm in July 2001, will be on a retainer and serve as an advisor for the forecasting business for the balance of the year.

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA — J.D. Power and Associates has named Jeff Schuster to lead its automotive global forecasting services department at the firm’s Troy, Mich., office.

Schuster, who was recently promoted to senior director of North American forecasting, has been with J.D. Power and Associates since 1996. In his new position, Schuster replaces Dr. Wynn “Van” Bussmann, who retires April 3. Bussmann, who has led global forecasting since joining the firm in July 2001, will be on a retainer and serve as an advisor for the forecasting business for the balance of the year.

Schuster leads a department of more than 20 analysts, economists and automotive forecasting experts who specialize in economic and industry analysis, vehicle production and sales forecasts, engine/transmission and component reports and future technologies forecasts, as well as customized proprietary services.

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