Michael Hedderich

Michael Hedderich

Michael Hedderich
Rings & Liners and Ignition

Michael Hedderich is Senior Vice President and General Manager, Global Rings and Liners, Powertrain, where he is responsible for the overall strategic growth and profitability of Global Rings and Liners.  In addition, he will oversee the company’s Global Ignition business unit.

Prior his current role, Hedderich served as Senior Vice President and General Manager, Global Rings and Liners and Valve Seats and Guides.  Before that, he was Vice President, Operations for Rings and Liners, Valve Seats and Guides and Cams and Rods. During that time, Hedderich also had additional responsibility for all Pistons, Ignition and Valve Seats and Guides plants. Prior to that, he was Vice President, Operations, Rings and Liners.

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 served as 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.

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