KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Haldex Executive Vice President Americas Walter Frankiewicz has been ratified as a member of the Board of Directors for the Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association (HDMA).
The HDMA is a division of the Motor Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) and represents the commercial vehicle suppliers’ division of MEMA. Frankiewicz will simultaneously step in as the Vice Chairman of the Heavy Duty Business Forum (HDBF), a working group of the HDMA. By providing his insights and vision for the future, Frankiewicz will now take on a significant role influencing the vision for the future of commercial vehicle supplier industry.
“I am honored to step in as a member of the Board of Directors at the HDMA and I look forward to continue the work of the HDMA to advance the motor vehicle industry from a new vantage point. With an ever-evolving market both on a macro as well as on a micro level, the work done by the HDMA and MEMA is more important now than ever and I’m excited to contribute with my experience and knowledge,” said Frankiewicz following the announcement.
The HDMA is well known among commercial vehicle suppliers for its unparalleled member engagement, excellent member functions and regularly supplies members with market intelligence on advanced and disruptive technologies.
The new assignments will not affect Frankiewicz’s current roles within Haldex. He will continue as EVP Americas at Haldex and create a closer bond between Haldex, the HMDA and the MEMA.
“The future is based around relevant and business-driving partnerships. It will become more rare for individual companies to succeed on their own without the collaborative efforts of like focused companies. Partnership is the new leadership and I intend to enhance the impact our partnerships and collaboration can make,” said Frankiewicz regarding his new roles within the HDMA.