VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP, Mich., Feb. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Visteon Corporation (NYSE: VC) announced the appointment of Robert R. Krakowiak as vice president and treasurer, effective immediately. Krakowiak will be responsible for all activities related to corporate treasury at Visteon, a global automotive supplier based in Van Buren Township, Mich. He replaces Michael Lewis, who left the company to pursue other opportunities.
Krakowiak has 20 years of senior financial, operating and engineering leadership experience at global companies in automotive and other industries. He joins Visteon after approximately seven years at Owens Corning, where most recently he was vice president of finance for the composite solutions business. His previous roles at Owens Corning included vice president, corporate financial planning and analysis; divisional vice president and controller; and assistant treasurer.
From 2002-2005, Krakowiak was vice president and treasurer at Oxford Automotive. Before that, he spent six years at Kmart Corp. in roles of increasing responsibility, including divisional vice president, real estate finance and planning. He began his career at Ford Motor Co. as a product design engineer and senior financial analyst.
"Bob Krakowiak brings a broad range of financial experience in operational and treasury assignments, across a variety of industries, which is well-aligned with Visteon's global profile and ongoing transformation," said Martin E. Welch, Visteon's executive vice president and chief financial officer.
Krakowiak has an MBA from the University of Chicago as well as master's and bachelor's degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Michigan.
Visteon is a leading global automotive supplier that designs, engineers and manufactures innovative climate, electronic, interior and lighting products for vehicle manufacturers. With corporate offices in Van Buren Township, Mich. (U.S.); Shanghai, China; and Chelmsford, UK; the company has facilities in 27 countries and employs approximately 27,000 people. Learn more at www.visteon.com.
SOURCE Visteon Corporation