CEO of Continental Automotive North America visits Mexico
GUADALAJARA, JAL – In recent days Robert Lee, CEO of Continental Automotive in North America, was in Mexico; having the opportunity to visit the Periferico and La Tijera plants in Guadalajara, as well as the Research and Development Centers in Jalisco and Queretaro.
During the 3-day visit, Robert Lee was able to meet with all the Plant Managers of the 7 production plants and the 2 Research and Development Centers of Continental Automotive in Mexico, as well as with the leadership team, central areas and other Continental personnel in the country.
During the tours of the production floor, he was able to meet with the operating personnel, learn more about the manufacturing processes, innovations and advances in Industry 4.0.
In the Research and Development Centers he was able to see the projects in radar, brakes, speedometers, software, among many other products and technologies that are already being developed in Mexico and will soon be on the world market.
“It is clear that Mexico is a key part of our North American region, and of course, a critical element of our global strategy. I can see in the talent we have in Mexico enormous potential for what the organization has going forward in terms of autonomous mobility and connectivity,” said Robert Lee.
“For us, Robert Lee’s visit to the country is a great incentive to move forward, the last two years have been challenging for the industry and Continental Mexico has been no stranger to this, this type of approach with the top management of the company motivates us to continue making Mexico a fundamental pillar for the success of our company worldwide”
Marco Galluzzi, General Director of Continental in Mexico said that for the company, Robert Lee’s visit to the country is a great boost to move forward, the last two years have been challenging for the industry and Continental Mexico has been no stranger to this.
“This type of approach with the company’s top management motivates us to continue making Mexico a fundamental pillar for the success of our company worldwide,” he added.
Continental Mexico produces and develops automotive components, tires and rubber products that are exported to different countries. A key player in the Mexican automotive industry, the company currently employs more than 20,000 people in 20 locations (manufacturing plants, financial centers, offices and R&D centers) in 12 Mexican states.
Source: Cluster Industrial