Lear Corporation, a global supplier of automotive seating and electrical power management systems, has appointed Jeffrey Vanneste as senior vice president (SVP) and chief financial officer (CFO), effective 15 March 2012.
Vanneste most recently served as executive vice president (EVP) and CFO for International Automotive Components Group (IAC). He joined IAC in March 2007 as CFO for North America. In January 2011, he was elevated to EVP and CFO of IAC’s global operations.
Prior to joining IAC, Vanneste was with Lear in positions of increasing responsibility over 15 plus years including: vice president of finance, European operations, vice president of corporate business planning and analysis, vice president of finance, seating, and vice president of finance for the Ford and GM Divisions.
Vanneste received a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Wayne State University and a MBA degree from Michigan State University.
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