CHICAGO The Original
Equipment Suppliers Association (OESA) has elected Jacqueline
A. Dedo as chairwoman of its board for the 2012-13 term,
succeeding Brose North America Inc. chairman Jan Kowal.
Dedo, chief strategy officer of
Dana Holding Corp., previously served as vice chairwoman of the
Troy, Mich.-based group, which represents Tier I and II auto
"Dedo has nearly 30 years of
leadership experience in the automotive industry, which has
proven to be very valuable to our board and translates to
increased value to our members," OESA president and chief
executive officer Neil De Koker said in a statement.
Grede Holdings LLC chairman, president and chief executive
officer Doug Grimm and Peterson Spring Corp. president and
chief executive officer Dan Sceli were elected vice chairmen
for the new term.