Sogefi has reinforced its filtration business with the appointment of Frédéric Chaussat as CEO of the Filtration Business Unit.
Chaussat, 48, is married with with children and has an Masters Degree in Engineering from Ecole des Mines and a MBA from INSEAD.
He has accumulated a wealth of experience in the automotive sector since entering the industry more than 25-years ago. He has held several positions within Michelin, Valeo and Johnson Controls. He 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 customers satisfaction, and profitability,” commented Sogefi’s CEO, Laurent Hebenstreit.
“I am honoured 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,” commented Frédéric Chaussat.
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 – applications for which Sogefi has developed extensive expertise.
In the Independent Aftermarket, Sogefi is one of Europe’s leading vehicle filter suppliers, providing the same high level quality features of the OE/OES products. On the market well recognized thanks to its brands: Purflux, FRAM®, CoopersFiaam and Sogefi Pro.