BorgWarner announced the appointment of Frederic Lissalde to executive vice president and chief operating officer, effective 1 January, 2018.

In this position Lissalde will be responsible for the operations of the company with the business presidents reporting to him. He in turn will report to James Verrier, president and chief executive officer.

Lissalde, 50, has held positions of increasingly significant responsibility during his 18 years with the company.  He most recently served as president and general manager of turbo systems, the company's largest business.  Prior to that he served as vice president and general manager of BorgWarner Transmissions Systems and vice president of global sales and marketing of BorgWarner Drivetrain Systems. He also served as managing director of several operations in Europe for BorgWarner Drivetrain Systems. Lissalde holds a masters of engineering degree from ENSAM – Ecole Nationale Superieure des Arts et Metiers – Paris and an MBA from HEC Paris.

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