NOVI, Mich.—Cooper Standard Automotive Inc. has appointed Linda Conrad as its vice president of financial planning and analysis.
Conrad joined Cooper Standard in 2014 as director, financial planning and analysis, in the corporate accounting group and was eventually promoted to the corporate financial staff
"Linda has been an integral part of helping Cooper Standard make significant strides in the installation of a world-class FP&A organization," Chief Financial Officer Matthew Hardt said in a statement. "Her passion and commitment to excellence will continue to drive further improvements."
Prior to joining Cooper Standard, Conrad served as CFO and vice president of finance and information technology at Plasan Carbon Composites, where she provided financial and strategic leadership that helped significantly grow the startup company. From 2001 to 2008, she held senior financial management roles at Visteon. Prior to that, she held leadership roles with increasing responsibility at TRW, Case Corp. and Ford Motor Co.