Continental AG CEO Nikolai Setzer said in a news release: Aruna’s dedication to customers and employees will help guide Continental’s success in the important North American market. ”
Anand joined the automotive supplier in 1997 and was promoted to Vice President of Architecture and Networking for North America.
Traditionally in the brakes and tires business, Continental is reinventing itself as the automotive industry embraces EV and automation technology. In addition to its core business, the company is building a portfolio of telematics and smart he mobility products, including radar, cameras and LIDAR sensors.
Anand named on Automotive News list 100 Women Leading the North American Auto Industry In 2020, I completed my Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Anna University, India and my Master’s degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Auckland University near Detroit.
“I am honored to be selected as President and CEO of the North American Automotive Division,” Anand said in the release. We look forward to leading our talented team into a bright future and providing our customers with cutting-edge technical solutions. ”
Based in Hannover, Germany, Continental ranks eighth in the ranking. car news List of the world’s top 100 suppliers, with $22.4 billion in global sales to automakers in 2021.
https://www.autonews.com/executives/continental-names-new-ceo-north-american-unit Continental appoints new CEO for North America