Leadec Appoints Lee Smith as Managing Director for UK

Stuttgart, Germany, September 23, 2019 – Lee Smith takes the helm as Managing Director of Leadec’s United Kingdom (UK) business unit on October 1st. Lee is a highly experienced automotive executive, who has been able to build a successful career having worked for some renowned automotive suppliers. In this new role, he continues to advance his career at Leadec.

Lee Smith joined Leadec in 2017 as COO for the UK region, bringing over 20 years of experience with him from the automotive sector. He has spent the majority of his career in quality and project management, as well as engineering leadership roles; prior to joining Leadec, Lee was with ZF TRW LTD, where he was Plant Director in Poland (2016 – 2017), and Global Program Management Director (2015 – 2016) and European Program Management Director (2012 – 2015) in the UK. From 2004 – 2012, he worked with international automotive supplier, Faurecia, where as of 2008, he was Division Director, Interior Systems. Prior to that, Lee was Deputy General Manager (2006 – 2008) and Senior Program Director (2004 – 2006) at Faurecia’s office in Shanghai, China. From 1994 – 2004, he held several managerial positions at the international service provider Johnson Controls. Lee holds an MBA degree from University of Liverpool, UK.

Previously its own region, the UK business unit of Leadec is now part of the Leadec’s new Europe Division led by the newly appointed Henry Kohlstruck. This move integrates the strengths of Leadec in Europe.

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About Leadec
Leadec is the leading provider of technical services for the automotive and manufacturing industries. The company, which is headquartered in Stuttgart, employs about 20,000 people worldwide. In 2018 Leadec earned sales of around EUR 900 million. For more than 50 years, Leadec has been supporting its customers along the entire production supply chain. The service provider is based at more than 250 sites, often directly at the customers’ plants and facilities.

Leadec’s global services comprise: Engineer (consulting and engineering), Install (electrical installation, automation, disassembly and reassembly), Maintain (production equipment maintenance and technical cleaning), Support (facility management and internal logistics) as well as other local services. The services are provided either in projects or permanently on site at the customer’s premises.
For more information about Leadec go to: www.leadec-services.com

For more information about Leadec in the UK go to: https://www.leadecservices.com/unitedkingdom/en/

Contact for press and media
Dr. Marion Hebach Head of Global Communications Leadec Holding BV & Co. KG Meitnerstraße 11 70563 Stuttgart Tel. +49 711 78 41-174 [email protected] www.leadec-services.com

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