Albert Faraj is responsible for Visteon Corp.´s global interior new business development. In that role, he leads the auto supplier´s technology and manufacturing strategy as well as development of the strategic alliances and joint ventures necessary to support Visteon´s global interior components, modules and integrated systems business.
Before assuming this post in 2002, Faraj held a number of managerial positions in business and product planning, marketing/sales and purchasing. He began his career in the automotive industry in 1991 at Alpha Metal, joined Ford Motor Co. in 1993 as a product planner and then moved to Visteon´s glass operation in 2000. He recently helped to restructure those now-successful glass operations. Faraj also supports the board of directors for Duck Yang Industry Co., Ltd., Visteon´s joint-venture subsidiary in South Korea that manufactures automotive interior components, modules and systems.
Born in New Orleans and raised in Honduras, Faraj holds a bachelor´s degree in business administration with an emphasis in marketing, from Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti, Mich., and an MBA from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Mich.
Visteon (www.visteon.com) has about 72,000 employees, more than $17 billion in annual sales and more than 200 technical, manufacturing, sales and service facilities located in 25 countries.