Larry Williams, a proven leader with over 30+ years of experience, was appointed as President and Chief Executive Officer for Henniges Automotive in March 2019 after leading the organization since 2016 as the President and as a member of the Board of Directors. He drives the business of the global organization which consists of 18 manufacturing locations across 7 different countries. Henniges generates annual sales exceeding one billion dollars from the following product areas - sealing and glass encapsulation manufactured for the global automotive industry.
Larry started his career within the automotive industry and worked his way into more progressively responsible positions within the supplier field. Prior to being named President, Larry lead the global finance organization at Henniges as Chief Financial Officer with responsibility for the global Finance, Audit, Purchasing, and IT functions. In addition to these areas, he also held the interim CEO role in 2011 during a leadership change.
Larry joined Henniges in March 2003 when it operated as Metzeler Automotive Profile Systems. Prior to joining Henniges, Larry was Director of Finance for GDX Automotive North America and Europe. Larry’s numerous years of experience in the Tier I Automotive industry has involved turnarounds, acquisitions and integrations in addition to manufacturing improvements.
Larry earned his Masters of Business Administration from Butler University and earned a Bachelor of Science Business Administration with major in Accounting from Central Michigan University.
Michael Beyer joined Henniges in March 2020 and has global responsibility for treasury, capital funding and structure, accounting and financial reporting, financial planning and analysis. In addition, he is also responsible for risk management, financial controls, taxation, Information Technology and Legal Affairs. Michael is an accomplished executive with 30+ years of experience in Finance, accounting and operations. Prior to joining Henniges Automotive, he worked for Aludyne as CFO. Prior to Aludyne, he was the CFO at Wolverine Advanced Materials and held various finance roles at Affinia Group, Huron Consulting, Janesville Acoustics, Owens Corning, and Dana Corporation.
Michael earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from University of Toledo and a Masters of Business Administration from Bowling Green State University. He is also a member of the Original Equipment Suppliers Association CFO Council.