LIVONIA, Mich., Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tower International, Inc. (NYSE: TOWR), a leading integrated global manufacturer of engineered structural metal components and assemblies, today announced the appointment of Jim Bernard as President-Americas, effective August 15. Bernard succeeds Bill Pumphrey, who is leaving the company.
"We are grateful for the outstanding leadership and contributions provided by Bill Pumphrey and wish him the very best in his future endeavors," said President and CEO Mark Malcolm. "We also are fortunate and delighted to have a seamless transition of leadership to Jim Bernard, with his deep experience and knowledge of our company and customers."
Jim Bernard has been with Tower for 23 years, serving most recently as Senior Vice President, Sales and Business Development. Prior to that, he was for several years the Vice President of Sales and Program Management for Tower North America. Jim's experience also includes positions in engineering and finance.
Said Pumphrey, "It's been six great years for me at Tower and I couldn't be more proud or appreciative of the team's efforts and accomplishments. Tower's future is bright, and I know from years of experience working together that Jim Bernard will do an excellent job as President-Americas."Added Bernard, "It's a privilege and honor to carry on from Bill and lead the Tower-Americas team. There will be no change in our focus on teamwork, competitiveness, customer satisfaction, and delivering results and profitable growth." Contact: Derek FiebigExecutive Director, Investor & External Relations(248) 675-6457 email@example.com SOURCE Tower International, Inc.
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