Mr. DeHart has held senior-level GM positions in automotive, commercial vehicle and general industry. Kevin’s key leadership positions include president and CEO of UGS; president of HamiltonJet; president and board member at NORGREN; as well as senior vice president of Bosch NA Diesel Systems. Kevin has vast international experience and is bilingual in German and English. He lived and worked in Germany and has also managed business units with key customers and suppliers from other European countries, Asia and Latin America. Kevin’s career experiences include service as an Army artillery officer, assignments in application engineering, technical sales and marketing, start-ups, as well as full P&L GM assignments with both regional and global responsibilities, including manufacturing. He graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point with a B.S. in mechanical engineering, and also holds an MBA from Boston University and a B.A. in German from the University of Maryland.
Trevor Austin leads the Industrial Business Segment. Key product areas of expertise include castings, forgings, injection molded plastics and stampings. He manages key accounts and in parallel drives new customer business development. Trevor joined UGS in 2004 as a Sales Engineer. He supported the Sales Leadership Team with a host of activities; quoting, pricing negotiations, sample management, supply chain development, etc. Prior career assignments include, Corporate Packaging Engineer for a Tier 1 Supplier, Injection Mold Technical Sales Leader selling to Tier 1 and OEM’s. He also has in depth training of the Toyota Production System. He graduated with a B.S. from Michigan State University from The School of Packaging.
Roger Gregory leads the Consumer Products Business Segment. Main product categories include aftermarket automotive parts, air fresheners, camping accessories, cut & sew (backpacks, duffle bags, etc.), flooring (bamboo, cork, vinyl), household articles and sporting goods. Roger manages key accounts and works diligently to develop new programs and products for both current and new prospective customers. Roger joined UGS in 1993 as Operations Manager. He has had experience both in Operations as well as Sales/Client Management. Previous assignments included establishing UGS’ Shanghai Branch Office in 2007 as well as establishment of the Wood Floor and Sporting Goods product categories. Roger has extensive overseas experience working with key suppliers for price negotiations and project management as well as serving in a variety of Operational areas within UGS. Prior to UGS, Roger was General Manager for a Sporting Good Import company and a Rate and Value Analyst for a Detroit area Customs House Broker. Roger has a B.S. in Finance from Wayne State University.
A native of Taiwan, Mr. Chun immigrated to England in 2001 where he earned a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering at the University of Manchester, U.K. Subsequently, he worked in Toronto and in the U.K. as the general manager of a retail business, gaining extensive pricing negotiation experience. After returning to Hong Kong, Dennis served as an engineer and quality control manager for a plastics manufacturer and later as a supply chain manager for several trading companies. He brings a wealth of engineering and managerial skills to UGS in both the industrial and retail market sectors.
After more than 25 years in quality control for the automotive, plastics injection and measurement industries, Mr. Stidwill joined UGS in 2007 as quality manager. Rick is a recognized technical expert in quality, having successively run an inspection lab, consulted on ISO and TS certifications, and directed program launches as a senior corporate quality engineer and advanced quality engineer. Rick also has an impressive background in global supplier development, with manufacturers in Europe, China, Thailand and Mexico.
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