Teijin Automotive Applied sciences (previously Continental Structural Plastics) right this moment introduced that CEO Steve Rooney has elected to retire early.

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Steve Rooney, CEO of Teijin Automotive Applied sciences, broadcasts his early retirement. (Photograph: Enterprise Wire)

Rooney, who additionally served as Normal Supervisor of the Teijin Composites Enterprise Unit, leaves after serving the corporate for greater than 11 years in varied govt roles. He joined what was then Continental Structural Plastics in 2011 as chief working officer underneath former CEO Frank Macher and has led the corporate by a interval of development that features a number of acquisitions; facility expansions and the development of the brand new Texas facility; in addition to establishing an operational presence in Europe and China. In 2017, he assumed the position of CEO, following the retirement of Macher. In 2021, he was named a Teijin Group Company Officer as Normal Supervisor of the Teijin Composites Enterprise Unit. Teijin Automotive Applied sciences is part of the Teijin Composites Enterprise Unit.

“We’re grateful to Steve for his dedication and dedication to Teijin Automotive Applied sciences,” stated Akimoto Uchikawa, president and CEO of the Teijin Group. “Below Steve’s management, Teijin Automotive has skilled vital development, whereas sustaining its management place in lightweighting improvements. We want him nicely as he strikes on to this subsequent chapter of his life.”

From October by November, Rooney will help the group in an advisory position to make sure a easy transition as Chris Twining assumes the position as COO of the Composites Enterprise Unit, and CEO of Teijin Automotive Applied sciences; and Masataka Akiyoshi transitions into the position of Normal Supervisor of the Composites Enterprise Unit. Twining beforehand served as President of Teijin Automotive Applied sciences North America. Akiyoshi beforehand served as Teijin Chief Officer, Company Technique.

Twining, who has been with the corporate since 2001, has served in a wide range of management positions. Previous to being named COO earlier this 12 months, he was vp of Operations, and regional director of Operations. He has labored intently on the operations facet of the enterprise with Rooney over the previous 11 years. Below his management, the corporate will proceed to give attention to sustainability, supplies R&D, and functions engineered to fulfill the quickly altering wants of the mobility trade, in addition to efforts to streamline and standardize operations and implement manufacturing finest practices enterprise huge.

About Teijin Automotive Applied sciences

Teijin Automotive Applied sciences specializes within the growth and manufacturing of superior composite parts – together with carbon and glass fiber – for the worldwide automotive and transportation industries and is an integral a part of the Teijin Group of firms. The corporate is a worldwide chief in composite formulations with a give attention to offering automakers with light-weight, sturdy merchandise that allow design and packaging flexibility. Headquartered in Auburn Hills, Mich., USA, Teijin Automotive Applied sciences has 29 operations in 8 nations and employs greater than 5,000 folks. For extra info, go to

In regards to the Teijin Group

Teijin (TSE: 3401) is a technology-driven international group providing superior options within the fields of environmental worth; security, safety and catastrophe mitigation; and demographic change and elevated well being consciousness. Initially established as Japan’s first rayon producer in 1918, Teijin has advanced into a singular enterprise encompassing three core enterprise domains: high-performance supplies together with aramid, carbon fibers and composites, and likewise resin and plastic processing, movies, polyester fibers and merchandise changing; healthcare together with prescribed drugs and residential healthcare tools for bone/joint, respiratory and cardiovascular/metabolic ailments, nursing care and pre-symptomatic healthcare; and IT together with B2B options for medical, company and public programs in addition to packaged software program and B2C on-line companies for digital leisure. Deeply dedicated to its stakeholders, as expressed within the model assertion “Human Chemistry, Human Options,” Teijin goals to be an organization that helps the society of the long run. The group contains some 170 firms and employs some 20,000 folks throughout 20 nations worldwide. Teijin posted consolidated gross sales of JPY 926.1 billion (USD 7.2 billion) and whole belongings of JPY 1,207.6 billion (USD 9.4 billion) within the fiscal 12 months that ended on March 31, 2022.

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