GKN Hoeganaes announces Southby as its new President

September 21, 2016

GKN Hoeganaes announces Southby as its new President

Reid Southby is now head of the global Hoeganaes business

GKN Hoeganaes, part of the Powder Metallurgy division of GKN, has announced that Reid Southby has been appointed President, effective immediately.

Southby joined GKN in 2014 as SVP Global Quality & Risk Management.  He has extensive experience from Magna Powertrain where he held the position of General Manager, Precision Technologies and more recently the position of Executive Director, Global Quality. He holds a BSE in Industrial & Operations Engineering from the University of Michigan and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University.

“In an effort to continue driving our strategy and aligning the Executive Management Team to be successfully set up to focus on the future, I’m pleased to have Reid as the head of the global Hoeganaes business,” stated Peter Oberparleiter, CEO of GKN Powder Metallurgy.


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