Superior Industries International has announced the appointment of Majdi Abulaban as president and CEO, effective May 15.
Abulaban was most recently a senior vice president at Aptiv and group president, Global Signal and Power Solutions Segment, the largest business unit of Aptiv with $9.5 billion in revenue, 106 facilities and operations in 48 countries. Aptiv, formerly known as Delphi Automotive, emerged from the completion of Delphi Automotive PLC’s spin-off of its Powertrain segment. During his time with the company, Abulaban successfully led significant expansion into new markets and product segments including through the integration of multiple acquisitions. Abulaban was previously the president, Asia-Pacific for Delphi, and held various business unit leadership positions with Delphi in China, Singapore and the United States.
“Majdi brings to Superior a significant amount of operational experience in global leadership positions within the automotive industry,” said Timothy McQuay, executive chairman of Superior Industries. “He has a demonstrated track record of creating value for shareholders, customers and other stakeholders in his roles with Aptiv and its predecessor company. We are excited to have Majdi join Superior and believe he is the right leader for the company as we continue to implement best practices across our entire organization and enhance our global competitiveness.”
Abulaban is currently a member of the board of directors of SPX FLOW Inc., a global supplier of highly specialized, engineered solutions with operations in more than 35 countries and sales in over 150 countries around the world. His educational background includes a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Pittsburgh and a Master of Business Administration from the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University.
Abulaban commented, “I am very pleased to be joining Superior, a company with a long history as a leading wheel supplier to the automotive industry. I look forward to working with the management team, employees, and board of directors to execute on the company’s mission to deliver innovative solutions that enhance value to customers, shareholders and all stakeholders.”