Myotek and Sea Link, along with their affiliates Amptech and Hicks Plastics, leading Tier 1 and Tier 2 automotive suppliers, have named automotive lighting industry veteran Stephane Vedie as CEO. Vedie will lead the group of companies to drive innovation, technology, operational excellence and cost leadership to deliver the next level of growth.
“I am thrilled, honored and challenged to have the opportunity to work with a team of talented people who are so well positioned to serve its customers with speed, creativity, and flexibility,” Vedie said. “I am excited to work with such a diverse group of companies to provide premium engineering and manufacturing services to our global automotive partners.”
Vedie joins the automotive group after serving as president and CEO of Varroc Lighting Systems since 2016. Earlier, he was named North America CEO of Magneti Marelli, after serving as president and CEO of Magneti Marelli’s Automotive Lighting division in North America and France. Vedie has a track record of growth and has extensive experience in building strong teams who consistently deliver superior results to customers and shareholders.
Vedie’s appointment as CEO represents a great opportunity for our automotive companies, said Brian McGee, managing partner of New Water Capital, the majority shareholder of the automotive group.
“We are fortunate to bring onboard a professional with such extensive experience. Stephane’s global automotive experience will serve our companies well as he leads them to new heights in revenue growth and operational excellence,” McGee said.