Chief Operating Officer
Mike joined Tower Automotive as Chief Operating Officer in August 2007. In 2011 he was appointed President, Tower Defense & Aerospace. Prior to Tower, Mike was a member of the Cerberus Operations team.
Mike has held a variety of senior level finance and operations positions including Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of United States Can Corporation, a privately held global packaging company. Mike also served as Vice President of Finance for North America, as well as Chairman of the Board of Canada for The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company where he had responsibility for all finance functions for the North American tire business as well as operating responsibility for the $1.4 billion Canadian operation.
Prior to joining Goodyear, Mike held a variety of positions at Visteon Corporation and Ford Motor Company. These included senior manufacturing roles in Exterior Lighting and senior finance roles in the U.S. and Europe. While at Visteon, Mike served on the Board of Directors of Halla Climate Control Company.
Mike holds an MBA from the University of Michigan and a Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Management from Purdue University.