Ann Arbor, Mich.-based MAHLE Clevite has hired Jon Douglas as its new general manager.
Douglas, who transitioned into the role following the retirement of Dan Moody, will report to Arnd Franz, director and general manager for MAHLE Aftermarket.
“Jon’s diverse background within MAHLE will prove an immediate strength to MAHLE Clevite,” Moody said. “He brings a unique blend of engineering, operations, sales and marketing experience to the role, which will help continue MAHLE Clevite’s leadership position in the industry.”
Douglas has held a variety of positions during his 20-year career with the MAHLE Group, including production/quality engineer, team coordinator and production manager-automotive. His most recent role involved guiding the MAHLE Motorsports division in North America to the top of the performance engine parts aftermarket, according to the company.
In his new position, Douglas will assume management responsibilities for all North American Aftermarket activities, which includes MAHLE Clevite Inc., MAHLE Clevite Canada ULC and the MAHLE Aftermarket in Mexico.