BBB Names Cajade CPO

DAPHNE, Ala. — BBB Industries, a leading sustainable manufacturer serving the automotive, industrial, energy storage and solar markets, has appointed Gonzalo Cajade as its Executive Vice President & Chief People Officer (CPO), effective immediately.

Cajade will be based in the company’s corporate center outside of Mobile, Alabama. He replaces Matt Brynildson who will remain in an advisory role through the transition.

Cajade is an experienced industrial sector human resources leader who spent his entire career at the former United Technologies Corporation (UTC) and Otis Elevator, which successfully spun off from UTC in 2020.

He brings more than two decades of experience in multicultural settings including regional CPO roles in Asia-Pacific based in Singapore, and Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) based in Belgium. Cajade was also the Vice President of Talent and Diversity for Otis and most recently he was CPO for its Americas business.

Gonzalo holds an undergraduate degree from the Universidad Argentina de la Empresa where he majored in labor relations and an MBA from the IAE Business School, both in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

His global experience provides him with a diverse perspective and the skills to navigate and lead in culturally rich environments. He has dedicated his professional life to contributing positively to company culture and fostering people development.

BBB’s Chief Executive Officer, Duncan Gillis, commented, “Gonzalo is the right leader to guide us through the next stage of our journey. He brings a unique mix of talent acquisition and development, labor relations and compensation management skills, plus the team orientation and drive required by our distinctive culture. I am absolutely delighted that Gonzalo decided to join our company and look forward to partnering with him over the coming years”.

About BBB Industries

BBB Industries, LLC is a leading sustainable manufacturer serving the automotive, industrial, energy storage and solar markets. With an extensive footprint and operations throughout North America, BBB entered the European market in 2020 and now sustainably manufactures and supplies an assortment of non-discretionary repair parts across more than 90 countries. TerrePower is a division of BBB that services the electric vehicle, energy storage and solar markets across both North America and Europe. Founded in 1987, BBB Industries, LLC is a private company with corporate centers located in the greater Mobile, Alabama and Dallas, Texas areas.


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