Investor Relations Biography

Jan Kowal

Jan Kowal

Jan Kowal became president of Brose North America, Inc. in 1998; managing the North American arm of Brose Fahrzeugteile GmbH & Co. after 12 years of strategic positions within the company.

Jan Kowal, an expert in market development, has spearheaded Brose North America's growth to 20 percent market share and 1.3 billion USD and establishing six manufacturing locations with 4,000 employees.

Transferring his position to the new President John Dunn in August 2012, Jan Kowal remained with the company as the Chairman for Brose North America, Inc. until May 2015. For the last two years Jan Kowal has consulted the Brose group in Europe and US.

Between 2006 and 2013, Jan Kowal has been member of the board for OESA; the last four years as a member of the executive committee, including the chairmanship for 2012.

Jan Kowal joined Brose Fahrzeugteile GmbH & Co. in 1986 with over nine years experience in different areas of the automotive industry in Sweden. Since joining Brose, he has managed the development of markets in Sweden, United Kingdom, Japan, France and Germany.

Jan Kowal has a master's of science degree in mechanical engineering from University of Technology, Goteborg, Sweden.