Sertec, the global car parts manufacturer, today announced the appointment of Susan McKenna as the company’s new Chief Finance Officer (CFO), as it looks to expand into UK and European electric vehicle (EV) markets.
Effective January 4th, 2021, Susan will oversee the company’s global finance and IT Teams, as well as management of cash flow, financial planning, treasury activities, and profitability.
Susan brings a wealth of cross-industry experience in accelerating companies’ growth and strategic business planning as well as the financial planning and controls and corporate governance. She has also held executive positions in a wide range of functional areas including finance, general management, and customer services. In more recent times, Susan has served as Vice President General Manager with profit and loss responsibility for entities in the UK, Europe, Asia region and North America.
Susan’s appointment will add to the Board’s diversity and experience. Alongside her fellow board members, Susan will be at the forefront of implementing a long-term, strategic plan for Sertec to increase its share of UK and European markets. This will include the company preparing for significant growth, accelerated through opportunities offered by EV and lightweight technology.
Susan, said: “I can’t imagine a more exciting and challenging time to join the Sertec family and to partner with the team in building the business through these very testing times”.
“With its innovation and points of difference in relation to EV and lightweight technologies, Sertec has a very bright future and I look forward to contributing to its future business successes.”
“We are excited Susan has chosen to join our growing team,” says Grant Adams, CEO of Sertec. “The wealth of experience and knowledge she brings to the role will benefit the business as we move into a new chapter of the Sertec story”.
“We have some exciting times ahead in 2021 and with Susan and other recent senior appointments, we are better equipped to take full advantage of our position in the automotive sector.”
Sertec Group Ltd operates across eight sites, with six manufacturing sites in the Midlands in the UK, one manufacturing site in Aszar, Hungary and one in Hückeswagen, Germany, plus a tooling technical centre based in Dongguan, China.