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Tenneco Automotive Names Two New VPs

Tenneco Automotive has named James Perkins as vice president and controller and John Kunz as vice president and treasurer. Perkins joins Tenneco Automotive from GE Medical Systems Information Technology, where he most recently was director, commercial operations. Kunz joins Tenneco Automotive from Great Lakes Chemical Corp., where he most recently served as vice president and treasurer.

LAKE FOREST, IL — Tenneco Automotive has named James Perkins as vice president and controller and John Kunz as vice president and treasurer.

Perkins joins Tenneco Automotive from GE Medical Systems Information Technology, where he most recently was director, commercial operations. Previously, he served as CFO and vice president for GE – Fanuc Corp. and as the CFO for GE – Medical Systems Ultrasound. Perkins joined GE in 1988 and has held management positions in acquisitions, finance and corporate audit.

As controller, Perkins will oversee corporate accounting and reporting globally. He will be responsible for the company’s financial plans and policies, accounting practices and financial reporting.

Kunz joins Tenneco Automotive from Great Lakes Chemical Corp., where he most recently served as vice president and treasurer. Prior to joining Great Lakes in 1999, Kunz was director – corporate development at Weirton Steel Corp., where he also held prior positions in capital planning, business development and financial analysis. He joined Weirton from KPMG Peat Marwick.

As treasurer, Kunz will be responsible for the company’s treasury, insurance and investment activities including building and managing relationships with the banking community and rating agencies. He assumes the treasury duties of Paul Novas, who recently was promoted to vice president of finance and administration for the company’s European operations.

To learn more about Tenneco Automotive, visit: www.tenneco-automotive.com.

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