Carlos Hungria joins Bendix as COO, board member

July 3, 2012

Carlos Hungria, a 30-year veteran of the industry, has joined Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems as chief operating officer and an executive board member. Hungria comes to Bendix from Volvo, where he most recently served as chief operating officer at Volvo Powertrain.

During a 30-year career with Volvo, Hungria served in a variety of key management roles, including senior vice president at Volvo Powertrain; vice president of purchasing and supply management at Volvo Construction Equipment; vice president of Purchasing at Volvo/Mack North America; vice president of purchasing for Bus North America – Volvo Bus Corporation; and director of product development, purchasing, and product planning at Volvo de Brazil. He began his career at Volvo de Brazil as a manufacturing manager – Trucks and Buses.

“We are extremely pleased to have an outstanding executive like Carlos join the leadership team at Bendix,” said Joe McAleese, Bendix president & CEO. “This is a very exciting time for our business. Bendix remains on a solid path for sustained growth and operational excellence. Carlos is an outstanding leader and all of us look forward to working with him as we explore new ways to improve commercial vehicle operating efficiencies, to deliver quality products to our industry, and to continue to introduce advanced technology solutions that help enhance highway safety and improve fuel economy.”

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