Visteon appoints directors to board

US automotive technology solutions supplier Visteon Corporation announced on 10 April that its Board of Directors has appointed Thomas T. Stallkamp and Michael F. Johnston as members of the Board.
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US automotive technology solutions supplier Visteon Corporation announced on 10 April that its Board of Directors has appointed Thomas T. Stallkamp and Michael F. Johnston as members of the Board. Stallkamp was vice chairman and CEO of MSX International, Inc. since January 2000. MSX provides contract staffing and project engineering services to the automotive and telecommunications industries. Prior to his position at MSX, Stallkamp was vice chairman of DaimlerChrysler Corporation where he also served as president and a member of its board of management. During his nearly 20 years at DaimlerChrysler, Stallkamp became known for developing new business processes and enhanced partnerships with the automotive supply community. He pioneered the development of a unique partnership approach to corporate supplier relations under Chrysler“s Extended Enterprise concept. Johnston is Visteon“s president and COO, leading the company“s global operations, sales, manufacturing, product development, research and development and customer relations. Johnston came to Visteon in September 2000 from Johnson Controls, Inc., where he was president of e-Business. In that position he was responsible for launching and growing new businesses, including non-automotive ventures that used the Internet to streamline supply chain management and to serve customers more effectively. Stallkamp serves on the boards of Kmart Corporation and Baxter International Inc. He is on the board of advisors of Georgetown University“s McDonough School of Business and teaches at Babson College“s Graduate Entrepreneurship Center. He holds a bachelor“s degree in industrial management and economics and a master“s degree in business administration from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Johnston serves on the boards of directors of Flowserve Corporation in Irving, Texas, and the Original Equipment Suppliers Association. He holds a bachelor“s degree in industrial management from the University of Massachusetts at Lowell and a master“s degree in business administration from Michigan State University“s Executive Program. Stallkamp and Johnston join Pestillo, William Gray, Steven Hamp, Kathleen Hempel, Robert Jenkins, Charles Schaffer and Robert Teeter on the Board.