BorgWarner's next CEO Frederic Lissalde
The powertrain solutions specialists reported that Lissalde will take over from James R. Verrier, who steps down as president and CEO to take up a non-executive advisory role until he retires from the company early next year.
Lissalde has held positions of increasingly significant responsibility during his nineteen years with the company. His previous positions include president and general manager of BorgWarner Turbo Systems, the company’s largest business, vice president and general manager of BorgWarner Transmissions Systems and vice president of global sales and marketing of BorgWarner Drivetrain Systems.
He also served as managing director of several operations in Europe for BorgWarner Drivetrain Systems.
Lissalde holds a Masters of Engineering degree from ENSAM – Ecole Nationale Superieure des Arts et Metiers – Paris and an MBA from HEC Paris.