William Stone, a veteran of 27 years in OEM and tier-one automotive manufacturing, has been hired as the quality director of Grote Industries. Stone will lead the quality management team for the manufacturer and marketer of vehicle safety systems products.
“As we continue to expand our business globally, we will remain focused on cultivating and attracting talent that will bring the experience necessary to keep Grote out in front of the industry” said Dominic Grote, president & COO. “Bill brings a diverse background and a broad and valuable range of experience to this new position.”
During his years of service, Stone has developed significant experience in lean manufacturing protocols and is a Six Sigma black belt. His career has included positions with Eaton, Kelsey-Hayes, Ford and GM.