Stoneridge has unveiled Laurent Borne as the company's chief technology officer.

"Laurent has the comprehensive expertise to bring technology products to market and to answer our customers' challenges," said Stoneridge president and CEO, Jon DeGaynor.

"His extensive expertise in the transformation of engineering, innovation and manufacturing processes will prove to be of great value to our customers as we meet their needs globally."

Prior to joining Stoneridge, Borne was vice president of product development, global dishwasher platform, at Whirlpool. Previous roles at Whirlpool include vice president of product excellence, global connectivity leader, product marketing director and operations director.

Prior to that, he worked at McKinsey & Company and Delphi Powertrain Systems.

Borne holds a Master of Business Administration and Master of Engineering and Operations Management from J. L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University.

He earned a master's in petroleum engineering at Institut Français du Pétrole and a Master's in mechanical and systems engineering at École Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Paris.

Borne will be based at the company headquarters in Novi, Michigan,and will report to DeGaynor.

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