Flambeau Hires Automotive Account Manager
October 5, 2020
AUBURN HILLS, MICHIGAN – Flambeau has hired Kurt Kehren as an Account Manager for its Automotive Division. In this capacity Kehren will be based at Flambeau's Auburn Hills, Michigan, office where he will work with Automotive Sales Manager, Rich Rodriguez, to service Flambeau customers in the automotive industry in the Metro Detroit area and throughout North America. Kehren's focus will be on expanding Flambeau's account and platform base.
Kehren has over 25 years of sales management experience in the automotive industry, including his time as a Business Development Manager with NIFCO America handling large automotive accounts, and several years in various account management roles at both Toledo Mold & Die and Valeo North America. Kehren has experience with the HVAC duct, fan/shroud, and radiator business segments, and comes to Flambeau with a solid background in both injection and blow molding, metal stampings, surface finishing, and roll forming.
“Flambeau is pleased to add Kurt's experience and professionalism to our automotive sales team,” said Jason Sauey, Flambeau president. “Kurt's knowledge and proven capabilities in serving both OEM and tier 1 customers will further enhance our ability to effectively serve our customer's program needs for both blow and injection molded thermoplastic applications.”
Kehren earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from Michigan State University. Kehren lives in Rochester, Michigan, with his wife and five children, and in his spare time he enjoys sports and offshore racing. Flambeau is excited to welcome Kurt Kehren to the company and, with him aboard, looks forward to expanding Flambeau's influence and reach in the automotive industry.
Flambeau, Inc., a Nordic Group company established in 1947, is a thermoplastics manufacturer headquartered in Baraboo, Wisconsin. Flambeau has experience supplying a wide array of blow-molded and injection-molded products and assemblies to OEM and tier 1 automotive customers. With certified facilities and sales offices throughout the United States, Mexico, United Kingdom, and in China, Flambeau serves many retail and commercial markets, including contract manufacturing for key sectors of the automotive, industrial, medical, fluids, and packaging industries. For further information on Flambeau's capabilities, please visit www.flambeau.com.