Michael Hedderich

Michael Hedderich

Michael Hedderich
Rings & Liners and Ignition
Federal-Mogul Powertrain

Michael Hedderich is senior vice president, Rings, Valve Seats and Guides, Federal-Mogul Powertrain. He has more than 15 years in different leadership positions with Federal-Mogul’s global operations.

Since 2004, Hedderich was vice president, operations, Rings and Liners. In 2009, he took additional responsibility for Piston, Ignition and Valve Seat and Guide plants. Most recently, he was vice president operations for Rings and Liners, Valve Seats and Guides, and Cams and Rods.

Hedderich joined Federal-Mogul in 1997 as manufacturing manager in Burscheid, Germany. He has since held several operations roles, including plant manager, Burscheid; and operations director, Rings and Liners, Europe and Transmissions. He also was managing director of the German plants in Burscheid, Friedberg and Dresden. Prior to joining Federal-Mogul, Hedderich worked at Thyssen Krupp Nirosta, Germany, as product line manager in a cold rolling mill for stainless steel.

Hedderich earned a degree in metallurgy from The University of Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany. ​​