Leadership

Comité de direction

  • Brian Kim est le directeur général de Superior Essex depuis mai 2015. Depuis sa prise de fonction, il a supervisé la création de la division stratégique automobile, l'implantation d'Essex en Malaisie, la formation de la coentreprise de fil de bobinage haute tension, le lancement du MagForceX Innovation Center ainsi que la construction d'une usine de fil émaillé en Serbie. Avant d'occuper ce poste, Brian était président de LG Hausys America et de A.T. Kearny à Séoul, en Corée du Sud. Titulaire d'une licence en statistique appliquée de l'Université Yonsei, il a ensuite obtenu un Executive MBA de l'Université du Michigan.

    Brian Kim

    Directeur général

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  • David Gray nous a rejoint il y a cinq ans et occupe le poste de directeur financier chez Superior Essex depuis maintenant deux ans. Avant de se voir confier la responsabilité de superviser un groupe d'une valeur de 2 milliards de dollars, il était vice-président des finances pour le département de la communication et des câbles d'énergie. Auparavant, David occupait le poste de vice-président des finances et de l'informatique chez Cooper Bussman et celui de directeur financier par intérim chez Digital Blue où, suite à une acquisition menée avec succès, il a contribué à réduire de 30 % les frais généraux et administratifs de l'entreprise. Il a décroché son diplôme en comptabilité de l'université d'État de Pennsylvanie avant d'être certifié expert-comptable du Maryland Board of Public Accountancy et d'obtenir sa certification CMA de l'Institute of Management Accountants.

    David Gray

    Chef des services financiers

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  • Anna Basista is the Senior Vice President of Global Human Resources for Superior Essex. It is a role that she has held for nearly four years after also serving as the Vice President of Human Resources for both Essex Magnet Wire as well as Superior Essex over the preceding four. Her servant leadership style has allowed for a steady growth path within the company to now overseeing all human resource efforts. Prior to her role with Superior Essex, Basista spent nearly 15 years as a senior human resources director for several other companies. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of Hawaii before achieving a Master’s Degree in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from Elmhurst College. Basista is a member of SHRM with a SHRM-SCP certification as well as holding a Senior Professional in Human Resources Certification from HRCI.

    Anna Basista

    SVP, Global Human Resources

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  • Tim Shiigi is the SVP, Global Operations and is responsible for the global operation and manufacturing aspects of the business. He joined Furukawa Electric in 1986 and accepted this new position in October 2020 with the announcement of the Global Joint Venture. Prior to his current role he was the Divisional Manager of Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd (Japan) & President of Furukawa Magnet Wire Co., Ltd. Shiigi was responsible for the global operation of the Magnet Wire Business and worked to establish this current venture. Prior to that, he was a Plant Manager, VP of FEMCO in Franklin Indiana USA (a former JV Company with SPSX) from 2006, as well as the Engineering & Technical Director of FEMM in Malaysia from 1998. He obtained a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering from Kyushu University, Japan.

    Toru (Tim) Shiigi

    SVP, Global Operations

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  • Mesaki is the SVP, Global Research and Development. He is responsible for the global company research and development effort. Mesaki was part of Furukawa Group for 35 years and joined Essex Furukawa in October 2020 with the formalization of the Global Joint Venture. His former roles included being the Technical Director of the magnet wire division at Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd. and also the Technical Director of Furukawa Magnet Wire Co., Ltd. In that role, he was responsible for materials and process development, and product design. Prior to that, Mesaki was responsible for materials development and the development of composites of metals and plastics, including the Managing Director of FE Magnet wire (Malaysia), and the GM of the Polymer Research Center at Furukawa Electric. He has a bachelor's degree in chemistry from the Tokyo Institute Polytechnics University.

    Masakazu (Mike) Mesaki

    SVP, Global Research and Development

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  • Baber Inayat occupe le poste de directeur d'Essex Furukawa Magnet Wire en Amérique du Nord. Il est chargé de superviser l'ensemble des opérations relatives aux fils émaillés dans le nord du continent et sur les marchés qui n'ont pas trait à l'automobile. Membre d'Essex depuis plus de 15 ans, Baber a occupé différents postes à responsabilité au sein du groupe. Ainsi, il a récemment créé et supervisé la division automobile d'Essex Magnet Wire qui met des solutions de fils émaillés à disposition des fabricants de véhicules électriques. Avant cette nomination, il était vice-président mondial des technologies et du service clients en charge de la recherche et développement d'Essex Magnet Wire. Il est également détenteur de plusieurs brevets dans le domaine des systèmes isolants et des processus de fabrication de fils émaillés. Titulaire d'une licence en génie électrique et d'un master en gestion technique de l'université Drexel aux États-Unis, Baber a également suivi un programme d'éducation des cadres supérieurs (formation professionnelle continue) à la Wharton Business School.

    Baber Inayat

    Président, Essex Furukawa Magnet Wire Amérique du Nord

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  • Après avoir occupé le poste de vice-président du groupe en Asie-Pacifique pendant deux ans, Joshua Fennig est depuis début 2019 président d'Essex Furukawa Magnet Wire Europe. Il fait partie des quelques dirigeants à comptabiliser 20 années d'ancienneté chez Essex au cours desquelles il a occupé plusieurs postes différents qui lui ont permis de gravir les échelons au sein du groupe. Joshua s'est révélé particulièrement doué pour redonner une seconde vie aux processus qui manquaient d'efficacité et stimuler l'innovation, les ventes et la croissance de l'entreprise à travers le monde puisqu'il a occupé plusieurs postes aux États-Unis, au Portugal, en Chine et en Allemagne. Il est diplômé d'une licence de sciences de l'université de Trine aux États-Unis.

    Joshua Fennig

    Président, Essex Furukawa Magnet Wire Europe

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  • Ing. Klaus Borstner is currently the President, Essex Furukawa Magnet Wire Balkan and is leading the continued evolution and market leadership of our energy focused business in the field of CTC and other multi-enameled copper products. He has a 30 years of experience in the electrical industry, in various senior positions, and during his career he has developed vast global experience by living and working in Southeast Asia, the United States, and China. Prior to his time with Essex, he spend more than 20 years at Elin, an Austrian company that become Siemens in the field of HV-applications and transformers. He holds a degree in Electrical Engineering which aids in his understanding of processes and innovation.

    Klaus Borstner

    President, Essex Furukawa Magnet Wire Balkan

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  • Jared Rowntree is the President, Essex Furukawa Magnet Wire Asia Pacific, a role that he was promoted to with the completion of the global joint venture. Rowntree has been with the organization for nearly a decade, operating as a Materials Manager, Operations Manager, Plant Manager, and Managing Director which grew his skillset and leadership ability that helped elevate him to his current role. Prior to coming to Essex, he worked for two other, leading manufacturers. Rowntree has his degrees from Queens University as well as Conestoga College.

    Jared Rowntree

    President, Essex Furukawa Magnet Wire Asia Pacific

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  • Maekawa is the President Essex Furukawa Magnet Wire Japan. He was the deputy Divisional Manager of Magnet Wire Division at Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd (Japan) and joined Essex Furukawa at the announcement of the joint venture in October 2020. He has worked with the Furukawa Electric Group since 1984, at has executed strategical global business development in these years in both Tokyo and London, UK. Additionally, Maekawa was the General Manager, Planning Department under the Chief Marketing Officer from 2012-17. He obtains his Bachelor of Economics from Nagoya University in Japan.

    Mikimori Maekawa

    President Essex Furukawa Magnet Wire Japan

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  • Matt Leach is the VP, New Product Introduction and Innovation, North America for Essex Furukawa. He was responsible for launching and overseeing the MagForceX Innovation Center during the last three years. Leach has worked with Superior Essex -- ​with increasing responsibilities -- in technology and operations for nearly 25 years. Most recently Leach served as Vice President of Operations ​for Essex North America. He is ​currently tasked with leading a team of experts across a multitude of disciplines to solve the next wave of technological questions. He received his Bachelor of Science Degree ​in Mechanical Engineering from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology and holds an MBA from ​Indiana University.

    Matt Leach

    VP, New Product Introduction and Innovation, North America

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