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Tony Guglielmin will step down as interim CEO and remain on Westport's Board of Directors
VANCOUVER, BC, Jan. 16, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Westport Fuel Systems Inc. ("Westport" or "the Company") (TSX: WPRT) (Nasdaq: WPRT), a leading provider of advanced alternative fuel systems and components for the global transportation industry, today announced that Dan Sceli is the company's new CEO and a member of Westport's Board of Directors. Dan will join Westport as incoming CEO effective immediately, taking over the role from Tony Guglielmin, who has supported Westport's leadership team as interim CEO during this transition period.
Dan brings more than three decades of experience, marked by exemplary leadership roles in the global automotive and manufacturing sectors. Known for his considerable operational experience, he has a proven track record of driving profitable growth and improving productivity through the expert utilization of technology and manufacturing excellence. In his most recent role as CEO and President of Cadillac Products Automotive Company, an international leader in the plastics processing industry, he demonstrated visionary leadership, diversified the product portfolio and successfully expanded into new markets. Prior to this, Dan spent 12 years as CEO of Peterson American Corporation, the largest privately held spring manufacturer in North America. His transformational leadership led the company through a major strategic review, resulting in sustainable growth and a significant increase in company value. Dan began his career at The Woodbridge Group, where he became part of the core management team, transforming the business from a single Canadian plant into a global organization with sixty plants and several joint ventures.
As an industry leader committed to broader change, Dan held several key positions, including president and member of the Original Equipment Suppliers Association and Motor
"Dan is an entrepreneurial leader. His experience creating strategy and driving change and transformation in the automotive and manufacturing sectors, along with his knowledge of the global OEM market, positions him as the optimal candidate to lead Westport's next stage of growth. His distinctive leadership approach, coupled with a proven track record in executing vision, strategic planning and operational excellence will position Westport to drive value for all stakeholders. Board of Directors and I enthusiastically welcome Dan as the new CEO," said Dan Hancock, Chairman of the Westport Board of Directors.
"I am privileged to join the Westport family as we navigate towards a future of strategic growth, operational excellence and sustained value creation. Our focus on innovation, while maintaining financial prudence, aims to unlock opportunities and deliver strong returns as we continue to accelerate decarbonization, providing our customers with sustainable and affordable transportation solutions that address the global climate crisis," said Dan Sceli. "Thank you to the Board of Directors for their trust. I have consistently pursued excellence over the past three decades and look forward to working with Westport's leadership team to build on our successes and move into the next chapter."
Tony Guglielmin will continue as a member of the Westport Board of Directors.
About Westport Fuel SystemsAt Westport we drive innovation to power a cleaner tomorrow. We are a leading provider of advanced fuel delivery systems and components for clean, low-carbon fuels, such as natural gas, renewable natural gas, propane and hydrogen, to the global transportation industry. Our technology delivers the performance and fuel efficiency required for transportation applications, as well as the environmental benefits to address climate change and urban air quality challenges. Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, with operations in Europe, Asia, North America and South America, we serve customers in more than 70 countries with leading brands in the global transportation industry. At Westport, we think about the future. For more information, visit www.wfsinc.com.
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