TI Automotive, global supplier of automotive fluid systems technology, has appointed Stefan Rau as executive vice president, Fluid Carrying Systems. In this role, he will lead TI Automotive’s Fluid Carrying Systems division, which designs, develops and manufactures thermal products, powertrain products and brake and fuel lines.
“We are pleased to promote Stefan Rau into this leadership position, where his deep technical and management capability will drive the success of our Fluid Carrying Systems division,” said Bill Kozyra, president and CEO. “Through his experience in automotive operations, we will continue our success in meeting and exceeding our customer’s needs.”
Rau joined TI Automotive in 2002 as plant manager of the Neunkirchen and Heidelberg, Germany, locations. He quickly progressed in his career with various roles in operations and engineering until his latest role as managing director, Fluid Carrying Systems Europe. Prior to joining TI Automotive, he held engineering roles within Faurecia and Michels GmbH. Rau holds a Master of Science in Engineering from the University of Saarbrücken in Germany.
Stefan succeeds Steve Taylor, who held the executive vice president role since 2014, and elected to step down from the position in preparation for his retirement later this year.