LAKE FOREST, IL — Jane Warner has been elected to Tenneco Automotive’s board of directors. Since June 2004, Warner has been president of Plexus Systems, a leading provider of web-based manufacturing software. Prior to this, Warner served as president of Electronic Data Systems Corp.’s global manufacturing industry solutions group. She joined the company in 2000 as managing director of its global automotive industry group.
“We are very pleased to have Jane Warner join our board with her extensive automotive background and experience in global manufacturing operations,” said Mark Frissora, chairman and CEO, Tenneco Automotive. “I look forward to her leadership and strategic counsel as we grow our businesses while continuing to optimize our manufacturing and distribution footprint.”
Prior to joining EDS, Warner spent more than 25 years in the automotive industry holding key executive positions with both OEM and supply base companies. Most recently, she served as president of Kautex Textron North America and executive vice president for Textron Automotive. She joined the company in 1994 as president of Randall Textron. Warner had a distinguished 20-year career with General Motors, holding leadership positions in engineering, manufacturing and human resources.
She is a board member of MeadWestvaco Corp., where she sits on the audit and safety, and health and environmental committees. Warner is also a board member of the Original Equipment Suppliers Association and chairman of the board of trustees for Kettering University.
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