Mark Denny Photo: Webasto

Mark Denny Photo: Webasto

Webasto’s North America Thermo & Comfort Division has appointed Mark Denny as its new president and CEO.

Denny has more than 30 years of experience in the automotive and transportation industry. He was previously the president and CEO of Webasto-Edscha Cabrio USA, the company’s convertible roof division.

“The Webasto Group sees an immense amount of growth potential in North America,” said Axel Schulmeyer, chairman of the management board, Webasto Thermo & Comfort SE. “Mark Denny has a proven track record of bringing steady, sustainable growth to the companies he has led in the past, and we know he’ll do the same for our Thermo & Comfort group.”

Denny’s strategy includes using Webasto’s global resources and knowledge of heating, cooling and ventilation solutions to expand the company’s reach and product portfolio in North America. Work has already begun in the automotive, commercial vehicle and off-highway markets.

“I’m excited to be part of a company that is developing products with the customer and the environment in mind,” said Denny. “Having worked in the Webasto family for some time, I know that Webasto is passionate about its customers, partners and employees.”

Webasto produces heating, cooling and ventilation systems for the transportation industry.