Leadership & Governance

Senior Management

Mr. Rabiller
DIRECTOR, PRESIDENT & CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Mr. Rabiller has served as our President and Chief Executive Officer as well as a member of our Board since the Spin-Off. Prior to the Spin-Off, Mr. Rabiller served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Transportation Systems division at Honeywell since July 2016. From July 2014 to July 2016, he served as Vice President and General Manager of Transportation Systems for High Growth Regions, Business Development, and Aftermarket. From January 2012 to July 2014, he served as Vice President, General Manager of Transportation Systems Aftermarket. Earlier positions within Honeywell included roles as the Vice President of Sourcing for Transportation Systems for three years; Vice President, European Sales and Customer Management; and Director of Marketing and Business Development for the European region. He joined Honeywell in 2002 as Senior Program Manager and Business Development Manager for Turbo Technologies EMEA. Mr. Rabiller is a director of the Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce, a non-profit organization that facilitates business relations between Switzerland and the United States. From 2012 to 2016, Mr. Rabiller was a director of Friction Material Pacifica, Australia. He holds a Master’s degree in Engineering from École Centrale Nantes and an MBA from INSEAD.
Mr. Balis
SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT & CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER
Mr. Balis has served as our Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer since the Spin-Off. From June 2014 until the Spin-Off, Mr. Balis was the Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of Honeywell Transportation Systems. From December 2008 to June 2014, Mr. Balis was the Vice President of Engineering of Honeywell Transportation Systems. Mr. Balis has a Bachelor of Science and Master’s degree in Engineering from the University of Illinois.
Mr. Barthelet
SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT MARKETING & PRODUCT MANAGEMENT
Mr. Barthelet has served as our Senior Vice President Marketing & Product Management since the Spin-Off. He is responsible for developing and deploying the commercial growth and profitability strategy for Garrett, leading OE turbo business and the development of new growth vectors, in particular electrified offerings, and driving commercial and functional excellence. Prior to the Spin-Off, Mr. Barthelet served in the same role for Honeywell Transportation Systems, which he joined in 2001. Mr. Barthelet received a Master’s degree in Aeronautics from Ecole Nationale Supérieure de l’Aéronautique et de l’Espace and a Ph.D in Fluid Dynamics from Institut National Polytechnique, Toulouse, France.
Mr. Deason
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Mr. Deason has served as our Chief Financial Officer (CFO) since June 2020. Previously, Mr. Deason was the CFO of WABCO Holdings Inc., a leading global supplier of advanced technologies for commercial vehicles that was acquired in May 2020. Mr. Deason joined WABCO in June 2015 as Vice President, Investor Relations and Controller. Prior to WABCO, Mr. Deason spent four years with Evraz N.A., a steel products manufacturer, where he served as Vice President of Financial Planning and Analysis. Mr. Deason also worked 12 years with Lear Corporation, a global automotive technology manufacturer, where he held several finance, treasury and corporate planning roles covering multiple regions. Mr. Deason holds a Masters of International Management from Thunderbird School of Global Management and is a Certified Management Accountant.
Mr. Deiro
SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT GLOBAL CUSTOMER MANAGEMENT & GENERAL MANAGER JAPAN/KOREA
Mr. Deiro has served as our Senior Vice President, Global Customer Management, and General Manager Japan/Korea since the Spin-Off. From August 2014 until the Spin-Off, Mr. Deiro was the Vice President of Customer Management and General Manager for Honeywell Transportation Systems for Japan and Korea. From April 2012 until August 2014, Mr. Deiro was a Senior Customer Management Director at Honeywell Transportation Systems. Mr. Deiro has a degree in Automotive Engineering from Haute école spécialisée bernoise, Technique et Informatique (BFH-TI), Biel, Switzerland.
Mr. Fraysse
PRESIDENT GLOBAL AFTERMARKET AND PRESIDENT BRAZIL
Mr. Fraysse has served as our President Global Aftermarket and President Brazil since the Spin-Off. He is responsible for business in the Independent Aftermarket (IAM) and Original Equipment Service (OES) channels, Performance & Motorsports and Friction Materials (FMP) businesses as well as the Brazil region. Prior to the Spin-Off, Mr. Fraysse was Vice President & Chief Procurement Officer for Honeywell Transportation Systems, which he joined in May 2009 as Strategy Director for Sourcing. Before joining Honeywell, Fraysse spent nearly 15 years with Renault Nissan. Mr. Fraysse received a Master‘s degree in technology management from Lyon Business School. He is a certified Six Sigma Green Belt.
Mr. Lodato
VICE PRESIDENT AND GENERAL MANAGER NORTH AMERICA
Mr. Lodato has served as our Vice President and General Manager North America since June 2019. He is responsible for Garrett’s North America business development, plant operations and sales efforts. Lodato joined Garrett following the Spin-Off and served more than 20 years at Honeywell, mostly within Transportation Systems where he was Senior Director, Customer Management - North America. Prior to this role, he held several other senior-level positions including Senior Director, Commercial Vehicles North America. Lodato received a Bachelor’s degree in industrial and operations engineering from the University of Michigan, and a Master’s degree from the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business.
Mr. Mabru
SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, INTEGRATED SUPPLY CHAIN
Mr. Mabru has served as our Senior Vice President, Integrated Supply Chain since the Spin-Off. From March 2013 until the Spin-Off, Mr. Mabru was the Vice President of Global Integrated Supply Chain for Honeywell Transportation Systems. From April 2011 until February 2013, Mr. Mabru was Senior Director of Global Advanced Manufacturing Engineering for Honeywell Transportation Systems. From September 2006 to February 2011, Mr. Mabru was Director of the Program Management Office of Honeywell Aerospace EMEAI. Mr. Mabru currently serves as director of both the Board of Friction Material Pacific (FMP) Group Australia PTY Limited and Board of Friction Material Pacific (FMP) Group PTY Limited. Mr. Mabru holds a Master of Science degree from the École Nationale de Mé canique et d’Aé rotechniques (ISAE/ENSMA), Poitier, France.
Mr. Maironi
SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, GENERAL COUNSEL & CORPORATE SECRETARY
Mr. Maironi has served as our Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary since the Spin-Off. For the five years prior to the Spin-Off, Mr. Maironi was the Vice President of Global Legal Affairs for Honeywell Performance Materials and Technologies. Mr. Maironi received a post-graduate degree in Law & Practice of International Trade and a Master of Law from the University Rene Descartes, Paris, France. Mr. Maironi is a member of the Association Francaise des Juristes d’Entreprise and has also passed the French Bar Exam. Mr. Maironi graduated with an Executive MBA from INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France.
Mr. Schiesser
VICE PRESIDENT AND CHIEF DIGITAL & INFORMATION OFFICER
Mr. Schiesser has served as our Vice President and Chief Digital & Information Officer since the Spin-Off. In this role, Mr. Schiesser leads Garrett’s worldwide information technology organization. He is responsible for generating technology solutions and driving the execution of growth and productivity through existing and emerging information and digital technologies. Previously, Mr. Schiesser held the same role for Honeywell Transportation Systems. Before joining Honeywell, Schiesser was Head of Digital Enterprise for Tata Consultancy Services. Mr. Schiesser received a Master's degree in economics from St. Gallen and a Bachelor's degree in engineering from HTL Burgdorf.
Mr. Spenninck
SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT & CHIEF HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER
Mr. Spenninck has served as our Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer since the Spin-Off. From August 2015 until the Spin-Off, Mr. Spenninck was Vice President of Human Resources of Honeywell Transportation Systems. From 2013 to 2015, Mr. Spenninck was Vice President of Labor and Employee Relations and, from 2011 to 2013, he was Senior Director of Human Resources (One Country Leader) in France and North Africa at Honeywell. Mr. Spenninck holds a Master’s degree in Human Resources and Labor Relations from the University of Montpellier, France.
Ms. Zhang
VICE PRESIDENT AND GENERAL MANAGER CHINA

Ms. Zhang has served as our Vice President and General Manager China since April 2021. In this role, she is responsible for leading the robust integrated business organization in China and working with the local supply base to improve results for Garrett.

Ms. Zhang joined the company 19 years ago and was most recently Vice President Finance APAC, acting as China Managing Director and General Manager. Overall, Ms. Zhang has over 23 years of experience in business finance, controllership, functional excellence, finance operations and project management with multinational companies.

Ms. Zhang earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Fudan University in China and an MBA from SUFE-Webster Joint x`. She is Six Sigma Black Belt certified and holds a certification from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).

Board of Directors

Daniel A. Ninivaggi
CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD
Daniel A. Ninivaggi, appointed as an independent director, served as Chief Executive Officer of Icahn Automotive Group, LLC and Managing Director of Icahn Enterprises L.P. (IEP) – Automotive Segment from March 2017 through August 2019. Prior to that, Mr. Ninivaggi served as Co-Chairman and Co-CEO of Federal-Mogul Holdings Corp., an $8 billion automotive supplier. Mr. Ninivaggi was President and Chief Executive Officer of IEP between 2010 and 2014. Mr. Ninivaggi currently serves on the board of directors of Hertz Global Holdings Inc. and Metalsa S.A. (Advisory Board), and has further served as a director of numerous public and private companies, including Navistar International Corporation, Icahn Enterprises G.P. Inc., CVR GP, LLC, XO Holdings, Tropicana Entertainment Inc., Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc., and CIT Group, Inc. Prior to joining IEP, Mr. Ninivaggi spent six years at Lear Corporation, holding various executive positions. Mr. Ninivaggi began his career at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP before joining Winston & Strawn LLP, where he became partner. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Columbia University, an MBA from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, and a Juris Doctor degree (with distinction) from Stanford Law School.
Member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
Olivier Rabiller
DIRECTOR, PRESIDENT & CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Olivier Rabiller has served as Garrett’s President and CEO and a member of its board of directors since the spin-off from Honeywell. Prior to the spin-off, Mr. Rabiller served as President and CEO of the Transportation Systems division at Honeywell from 2016 until the spin-off. Mr. Rabiller’s global career spanned approximately 16 years at Honeywell where he also served as Vice President and General Manager of Transportation Systems for High Growth Regions, Business Development, and Aftermarket (from July 2014 to July 2016) as well as Vice President, General Manager of Transportation Systems Aftermarket (from January 2012 to July 2014). Earlier positions within Honeywell included Vice President of Sourcing for Transportation Systems; Vice President of Customer Management for Passenger Vehicles at Honeywell Turbo Technologies; Vice President, European Sales and Customer Management; and Director of Marketing and Business Development for the European region. He joined Honeywell in 2002 as Senior Program Manager and Business Development Manager for Turbo Technologies EMEA. Mr. Rabiller is a director of the Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce, a non-profit organization that facilitates business relations between Switzerland and the United States. From 2012 to 2016, Mr. Rabiller was a director of Friction Material Pacifica, Australia. He holds a Master’s degree in Engineering from Ecole Centrale Nantes and an MBA from INSEAD.
Darius Adamczyk
DIRECTOR
Darius Adamczyk, designated by Honeywell, is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Honeywell. Before being elected Chairman in 2018 and named President and CEO in 2017, Mr. Adamczyk served as President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Adamczyk joined Honeywell in 2008 when Metrologic, where he was Chief Executive Officer, was acquired. Mr. Adamczyk served as President of Honeywell’s Scanning and Mobility business for four years, before leading a turnaround over two years as President of Process Solutions. In 2014, Mr. Adamczyk was promoted to President and Chief Executive Officer of Honeywell Performance Materials and Technologies. Before joining Honeywell, Mr. Adamczyk held several leadership positions with Ingersoll Rand and Booz Allen Hamilton. Mr. Adamczyk began his career as an electrical engineer at General Electric in 1988. Mr. Adamczyk earned his MBA from Harvard University, a master’s degree in computer engineering from Syracuse University, and a bachelor’s degree in electrical and computer engineering from Michigan State University.
D’aun Norman
DIRECTOR
D’aun Norman, appointed as an independent director, retired from Ernst & Young as an audit partner in 2019, after over 30 years of assurance and advisory experience, including 16 years as a partner specializing in audits of publicly-traded global automotive suppliers and other industrial companies. Ms. Norman’s key audit experiences include her work on Visteon Corporation from 2013 to 2019 following the Ford spinoff and bankruptcy emergence; Federal-Mogul from 2006 to 2014 during its bankruptcy and upon emergence; Cooper Tire from 2008 to 2014 during merger negotiations; and Owens-Illinois from 1988 to 2016 during the leveraged buyout and exit, including transition from public to private status and the subsequent IPO. In addition, Ms. Norman served as Assurance People Leader for EY Michigan and Northwest Ohio area practice and as EY Central Region ASC 606 Revenue Recognition Adoption Leader. She is currently Chair of the Bowling Green State University Alumni Leadership Council where she has served multiple other roles. Ms. Norman has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Accounting from Bowling Green State University and attended the EY Executive Education program at Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University. She is a Certified Public Accountant.
Member of the Audit Committee
Member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
John Petry
DIRECTOR
John Petry, designated by the Additional Investors, founded Sessa Capital IM, L.P. (“Sessa Capital”) in 2012 and currently serves as its Managing Principal. Sessa Capital makes, on behalf of its funds and accounts, concentrated investments in value-oriented equity and debt securities, based on in-depth fundamental research. From 2010-2012, Mr. Petry served as a Principal at Columbus Hill Capital Partners, an investment fund focused on distressed investments. From 1997-2010, Mr. Petry held positions at Gotham Capital, most recently as partner, where he researched companies, invested in securities throughout the capital structure and structured investments in new fund vehicles and asset management business start-ups. Mr. Petry has over 25 years in the finance industry and public market investing, has led activist campaigns, invested in private equity businesses, and has experience with restructurings. Mr. Petry currently chairs two non-profit boards, Education Reform Now, which focuses on federal, state and local education policy and Only One, which is dedicated to ocean conservation. Mr. Petry received a B.S. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School.
Robert Shanks
DIRECTOR
Robert Shanks, appointed as an independent director, served as executive vice president and CFO at Ford Motor Company from April 2012 through December 2019, when he retired. Prior to that, Mr. Shanks was vice president and controller at Ford. He was appointed a corporate officer of Ford in July 2004, when he was elected to the position of vice president, Operations Support, Finance and Strategy, Ford of Europe and Premier Automotive Group (PAG). Prior to that, Mr. Shanks was CFO for PAG, as well as for Mazda Motor Corporation. In addition to other finance function in Taiwan’s Ford Lio Ho Motor Company and business development activities in Ford’s Asia-Pacific operations. Mr. Shanks has a bachelor’s degree in Foreign Service from Georgetown University and a master’s degree in International Management from the American Graduate School of International Management.
Chair of the Audit Committee
Member of the Compensation Committee
Steven Silver
DIRECTOR
Steven Silver, designated by Centerbridge, joined Centerbridge in 2006 and co-heads the firm’s global private equity investing activities. He serves as a member of the firm’s Management Committee and focuses on investments in the Industrials and Consumer sectors. Mr. Silver also currently serves on the Boards of Directors of American Bath Group, FreshDirect, KIK Custom Products, Inc. (and affiliated entities), Remedi SeniorCare Holding Corporation, TriMark USA, LLC and True Food Kitchen Investco LLC (and affiliated entities). Prior to joining Centerbridge, Mr. Silver was a Managing Director and Partner at Vestar Capital Partners, a private equity investment firm. Mr. Silver began his career as a Member of the Mergers & Acquisitions department of Wasserstein Perella & Co. in New York and London. He holds a B.A. degree from Yale College and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School with high distinction and as a George F. Baker Scholar.
Member of the Compensation Committee
Julia Steyn
DIRECTOR
Julia Steyn, appointed as an independent director, is Chief Commercial Officer at the investment firm VectoIQ. Ms. Steyn previously served as CEO of Bolt Mobility, where she currently serves as Non-Executive Chairwoman. Ms. Steyn is currently a Non-Executive Board Member of First Group PLC in London, UK, a multi-national transport group that operates transport services in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Canada and the United States. In addition, Ms. Steyn is a Senior Advisor to McKinsey focusing on the mobility space and corporate innovation, and serves as an advisor to several venture capital organizations. Ms. Steyn worked for almost a decade at General Motors where she was the founder and CEO of Maven, the shared mobility marketplace owned by General Motors. Ms. Steyn joined General Motors in 2012 as vice president, Corporate Development and Global Mergers & Acquisitions. Before joining General Motors, Ms. Steyn was vice president and co-managing director for Alcoa’s Corporate Development group, and she also has worked at Goldman Sachs in key positions in London, Moscow and New York. Earlier in her career, she was a business analyst at A.T. Kearney. Ms. Steyn has a bachelor’s degree from Oberlin College and an MBA with a concentration in Finance and Accounting from the University of Chicago.
Chair of the Compensation Committee
Member of the Audit Committee
Steven Tesoriere
DIRECTOR
Steven Tesoriere, designated by Oaktree, joined Oaktree in 2016. Prior to Oaktree, Mr. Tesoriere was Managing Principal and Portfolio Manager of Altai Capital Management, an investment manager he co-founded in 2009, which focused on investing in distressed debt and event-driven equities. Prior thereto, Mr. Tesoriere was with Anchorage Capital Group for six years, where he was a founding analyst. He began his career with Blackstone in the Restructuring and Reorganization Group before working at Goldman Sachs in distressed debt research. Mr. Tesoriere received a B.S. degree in Commerce with a concentration in finance from the University of Virginia’s McIntire School of Commerce.
Chair of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee