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June 19, 2024

Automotive and innovation executive Hasmeet Kaur to lead Global Transportation Division

MANN+HUMMEL reinforces its transformation strategy by creating a dedicated overarching position for its Transportation division, effective August 1st.

Ludwigsburg, June 19, 2024 – MANN+HUMMEL, a global leader in filtration solutions, has appointed Hasmeet Kaur as President Transportation. MANN+HUMMEL offers innovative filtration solutions for both original equipment and aftermarket. In addition, manufacturers of construction and agricultural machinery, rail vehicles, ships, and energy technology are also among the customers of advanced MANN+HUMMEL filtration technologies.

Hasmeet Kaur, President Transportation, MANN+HUMMEL Group (Picture and Copyright by Roland Berger) Hasmeet Kaur, President Transportation, MANN+HUMMEL Group (Picture and Copyright by Roland Berger)

In her new role, Hasmeet Kaur will report directly to President and CEO Kurk Wilks. As President of the Transportation division, she steers the activities of the Original Equipment unit, consisting of the Passenger Car and Heavy Duty on- and off-road and Industrial businesses, as well as the Automotive Aftermarket unit.

Hasmeet Kaur joins MANN+HUMMEL from Roland Berger, where she was a Global Managing Director as well as Member of the Board. In addition to these responsibilities, she also headed the global Research Department and Roland Berger Institute. During her eleven years with Roland Berger, she executed projects for over 75 global automotive companies across 25 countries. Hasmeet Kaur has been responsible for driving the consultancy’s Automotive Aftermarket Business in EMEA, with a focus on holistic business growth and transformation strategies as well as operational efficiency. She holds an MBA in Finance from the S.P. Jain Institute of Management and Research, and a Master of Science in Biochemistry from the Panjab University.

“Hasmeet brings unparalleled expertise in serving automotive companies, focusing on results and innovative product portfolios. As we strengthen our product brands through innovations in core business as well as introduce new filtration solutions for new power trains and alternative fuels both in the Aftermarket as well as Original Equipment space we are delighted to welcome her to lead our transportation division to further accelerate our transformation efforts with our global teams. Her experience leading transformation efforts uniquely qualifies her for this role,” said Kurk Wilks, President and CEO of the MANN+HUMMEL Group.

“Having dedicated a significant period of my career to advising the automotive industry, I believe it is time to explore a different perspective. I couldn’t be more excited to steer MANN+HUMMEL’s transportation division in the current transformation journey,” Hasmeet Kaur said. “During my time with Roland Berger, I have worked across the automotive value chain with a strong focus on automotive suppliers and the automotive aftermarket, as a part of which I have developed new business model concepts, portfolio growth and go-to-market strategies along with large scale transformation projects leveraging innovation trends around artificial intelligence, smart mobility and sustainability - topics that I'm looking forward to applying to MANN+HUMMEL’s filtration portfolio.”

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