Frédéric Chaussat, 48 years old and married with four children, with a Master of Engineering degree from Ecole des Mines and an MBA from INSEAD, has accumulated a wealth of experience in the automotive sector since entering the industry more than 25 years ago, according to Sogefi.
He has held several positions within Michelin, Valeo and Johnson Controls, and was most recently CEO business class seat at Zodiac Aerospace.
“I’m pleased to welcome Frédéric Chaussat to Sogefi and look forward to his leadership in managing the filtration business unit to improve customer satisfaction, and profitability,” commented Sogefi’s CEO, Laurent Hebenstreit.
Frédéric Chaussat said: “I am honored by this opportunity.
“It is an exciting task and I look forward to deploying the filtration strategy, with the contribution of Cédric Raucy and Mauro Prodi, respectively OEM/OES general manager and IAM general manager.”
Sogefi produces a comprehensive range of filter products, including oil, petrol, diesel fuel, air and cabin air filters for the Original Equipment and Original Equipment Spares markets, and the independent aftermarket.
Moreover, Sogefi manufactures complete filtration modules as ‘first-time fit‘ for Original Equipment Manufacturers of motorcycles, three-wheelers, cars and heavy duty vehicles.
In the independent aftermarket, Sogefi is one of Europe’s leading vehicle filter suppliers, providing the same quality features of the OE/OES products.
Sogefi’s brands include Purflux, FRAM, CoopersFiaam and Sogefi Pro.
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