Garrett Motion Inc. has announced that Sean Deason has been named Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Deason will relocate to the company’s global headquarters in Switzerland.
Previously, Deason was the CFO of WABCO Holdings Inc., a global supplier of advanced technologies for commercial vehicles. Deason will assume responsibilities as the principal financial officer of Garrett from Peter Bracke. The latter served as Interim CFO for Garrett since September 2019 and will remain with the company in the newly created position of Chief Transformation Officer.
“Sean’s impressive record of contributions as a financial analyst, strategist and senior leader is a welcome addition to our already talented Garrett senior leadership team,” Garrett President and CEO Olivier Rabiller said. “He brings more than 20 years of financial leadership developed from experiences with a diverse set of successful companies within the automotive industry. Sean’s talents and perspectives will positively influence Garrett’s businesses as we support the near-term recovery of the industry from the COVID pandemic and the long-term growth of the industry with new technologies and innovations.”
Before joining WABCO, Deason spent four years with Evraz N.A., a steel products manufacturer, where he served as vice president of Financial Planning and Analysis. Deason also worked 12 years with Lear Corporation, a global automotive technology manufacturer, where he held finance, treasury, and corporate planning roles covering multiple regions.