Aleris Names Chris Tiller Vice President, Sales Automotive, North America
Jun 26, 2018
CLEVELAND, June 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Aleris has named Chris Tiller vice president, Sales Automotive, North America. Mr. Tiller will lead the automotive sales team in North America and will be based in Detroit.
Before joining Aleris, Mr. Tiller worked as the director, Sales and Key Account manager for Mubea, a supplier of chassis, powertrain and structural body components. Prior to Mubea, he held various sales, program management and technical leadership roles at Benteler Automotive Corporation for 16 years.
"Chris has a strong record of building relationships, developing sales teams, and growing businesses within the automotive sector," said Andreas Gondorf, Aleris vice president, Global Automotive. "As part of our leadership team, his expertise will be critical as we strengthen our relationships with automotive customers and continue to ramp up our North American aluminum autobody sheet production and innovation assets."
Aleris has served premium automotive manufacturers, primarily in Europe, for more than 15 years. In 2017, the company opened its aluminum automotive body sheet production facility in Lewisport, Kentucky. This expansion positions Aleris to meet significant growth in North American automotive demand as the industry pursues broader aluminum use for the production of lighter, more fuel-efficient vehicles.
The company began shipping automotive products from Lewisport to customers in late 2017. At the same time, it also opened a state-of-the-art research and development center in Detroit to help customers implement cost-efficient aluminum designs.
Aleris is a privately held, global leader in aluminum rolled products production. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Aleris operates 13 production facilities in North America, Europe and Asia. For more information, visit www.aleris.com.
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