TROY, MI — Oxford Automotive, a $1 billion Tier 1 supplier of specialized welded metal assemblies, has named David Treadwell as its new CEO. Treadwell replaces John Potter who retired in June.
As CEO, Treadwell becomes responsible for the development of Oxford’s strategic direction, focusing immediately on its capital structuring and divestiture issues.
He began his career with the late Heinz Prechter in his automotive, publishing and real estate groups. During Treadwell’s tenure he led ASC Inc., a global specialty vehicle company, through several transitions and oversaw acquisitions and divestitures under the Prechter Holdings umbrella. Treadwell led the divestiture and wrap up of Prechter Holdings after Prechter’s death.
Most recently, Treadwell has provided consulting services to early stage business ventures and stepped up his involvement on several corporate and public boards, including ASC Inc., Fifth Third Bank-Michigan East Region, Flat Rock Metals and the Wayne County Airport Authority.
For more information about Oxford Automotive, go to: http://www.oxauto.com.
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