Gentherm has unveiled Matteo Anversa as executive vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer from 1 January, 2019.

Anversa will lead all Gentherm’s financial and IT operations on a global basis, reporting to president and CEO, Phil Eyler. Anversa succeeds Barry Steele as Gentherm’s CFO, who will step down as vice-president of finance, CFO and treasurer effective upon Anversa’s start date. Steele will provide transition services through 15 February, 2019.

“Matteo’s disciplined approach to financial reporting and analysis and operational excellence will help continue to drive Gentherm’s focused growth and improved profitability,” said Eyer.

Anversa joins Gentherm from Myers Industries, an international manufacturer of polymer-based material handling products and a wholesale distributor of tyre repair and retread products, where he was executive vice president and CFO since December, 2016.

At Myers, he was responsible for driving cash flow, improving working capital, managing business restructuring and M&A activities, strengthening corporate controls and developing the company’s IT strategy.

Prior to Myers Industries, he was the vice president, Group FP&A for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles since April, 2015.