Leadership Team

Driven by Excellence

Guided by a common vision and purpose, our executive leadership establishes the strategic roadmap to achieve heightened levels of excellence.

Our leadership team fosters an environment that challenges the status quo and leverages innovative thinking and teamwork to overcome challenges. Get to know this exceptional team that is driving the exciting future for Dura-Shiloh.


Carl Beckwith

Co-Chief Executive Officer

Carl Beckwith is Co-Chief Executive Officer of Dura-Shiloh. In this role, Carl leads all strategic and operational initiatives across the global enterprise. Paramount to the operational transformation of the company has been the successful introduction of three state-of-the-art manufacturing sites to produce lightweight battery enclosures for electric vehicles in the United States, Czech Republic, and The Republic of Macedonia.

Carl brings Dura 25 years of global automotive leadership and operational excellence experience in manufacturing and with Tier 1 automotive suppliers. His senior leadership roles span operations, commercial, engineering, and program management. Carl built his career on fostering organizational focus toward serving the customer. He delivers winning outcomes through successful collaborations among company leaders and driving cross-business unit operational best-practice sharing, benchmarking, and policy deployment to elevate operational excellence and continuous improvement across organizations.

Before joining Dura-Shiloh, Carl was Senior Vice President of Global Manufacturing at Dana Incorporated, responsible for its global operations. Before Dana, Carl spent 11 years with International Automotive Components (IAC), where he most recently served as President Americas. Before that role, he worked as senior vice president of North American operations for IAC. Carl has led operations while based in Sweden and the United States. He held significant operational leadership roles with Lear Corporation and Tower Automotive and began his career as a process engineer with Lockheed Martin.

In 2019, Carl was recognized by Automotive News as a Rising Star in the automotive supplier industry. He has earned a Bachelor of Science of Mechanical Engineering from Michigan Technological University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Michigan - Stephen M. Ross School of Business.


Mike Putz

Co-Chief Executive Officer

Mike Putz is Co-Chief Executive Officer of Dura-Shiloh. In this role, Mike leads all financial and commercial initiatives across the global enterprise. Paramount to this role is the development of strategies to position the company for sustainable growth through the establishment of a robust capital structure.


Mike brings 30 years of financial and operational leadership experience in manufacturing with Tier 1 automotive suppliers. Before joining Dura-Shiloh, Mike was the Chief Executive Officer of Peterson Spring, responsible for all aspects of the organization.
Before that, he served as President and Chief Financial Officer of Alco Manufacturing, where he was responsible for operations and finance. Before these roles, Mike worked at MPI Products LLC for 10 years in various positions, including Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operations Officer.

Mike is a member of the Board of Directors for the Center for Automotive Research (CAR). He earned a Bachelor of Accountancy from Walsh College and a Master of Business Administration from Wayne State University.


Jay Brown

Chief Financial Officer

Jay Brown joined Dura-Shiloh as Chief Financial Officer in March of 2022. In this role, he is responsible for the company’s financial strategy and activities, including accounting, financial controlling, financial reporting, treasury, and tax matters worldwide.

Prior to joining Dura-Shiloh, Jay served as Chief Financial Officer for Peterson Spring, a MiddleGround Capital company with operations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and United Kingdom.

Before joining Peterson, he was the turnaround Chief Financial Officer in a private equity-owned energy company. Jay has also held CFO positions in stamping, heavy equipment, and Tier 2 automotive, with additional experience in the manufacturing, defense and government sectors.

He served on the consulting team for the bankruptcy and restructuring engagement for the City of Detroit, where he focused on operational improvements in various municipal divisions. Jay has led or been on the leadership team for many financings, restructurings, acquisitions and divestitures in the manufacturing and service sectors.

Jay has 35+ years of experience in finance and holds a B.A. in Literature and an M.B.A. in Finance from the University of Michigan. He also holds the CIRA designation (Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor).

Jay has two grown children, is an amateur musician, and is a passionate road and trail cyclist.


Brad Tolley

Chief Strategy Officer

Brad Tolley is Chief Strategy Officer of Dura-Shiloh, responsible for global strategy and business development. In this role, Brad’s responsibilities include shaping the company’s technology strategy to continue its path of growth and leadership in the areas of electrification, lightweight structures, mechatronics, human-machine-interfaces, and advanced mobility solutions.

Before the merger of Dura and Shiloh, Tolley, a 27-year industry veteran, served as the President of Shiloh Industries since 2018. Before that, he held several executive roles within the company since joining in 2014. During his tenure, he was instrumental in the company’s significant growth and development globally, expanding Shiloh into Europe and Asia.

Prior to joining Dura-Shiloh, Tolley was vice president of strategy and marketing at Varroc Lighting Systems. He has also held leadership positions at Ford Motor Company and Visteon Corporation.

Tolley earned an MBA from Oakland University and a bachelor of science in mechanical engineering from Purdue University.


Pierre Glozbach

Chief Legal Officer

Dr. Pierre Glozbach is General Counsel for Dura-Shiloh. In this role, he leads all legal counsel for the global organization. Pierre has over 15 years of experience advising multinational companies on complex and diverse global legal, compliance, business, and risk management matters. He brings with him a broad spectrum of international experience, both as an external and an in-house counsel covering myriad industries, including steel, specialty materials, medical device, and automotive. Before joining Dura-Shiloh, Pierre was General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer for a privately owned medium-sized steel company headquartered in Germany. Before that, he was a Senior Associate with a leading German commercial law firm. Pierre earned his law school degrees from the Universities of Bonn and Duesseldorf and a Ph.D. from the University of Maastricht.

Scott Pepin

Chief Human Resources Officer

Scott P. Pepin serves as the Chief Human Resources Officer overseeing the company’s human resources, EHS, sustainability, and communications functions on a global basis, which spans over 30 company locations in 13 countries.

Prior to the merger of Dura and Shiloh, Pepin served as the Senior Vice President, Human Resources for Shiloh Industries since 2018. Among his numerous contributions, he was instrumental in improving the overall financial performance of Shiloh by more than $30M annually while serving in the role of Chief Transformation Officer for over 9 months in 2019-2020. In early 2021, his role was expanded to include Dura Automotive. Since then, he has played an instrumental role in the restructuring and redesign of the new Dura-Shiloh entity. In a short time, Pepin and his HR team have implemented a comprehensive strategic talent process, a global positive employee relations program, and advanced global communications in addition to assisting in driving improved sustainable profitability.

From 2016-2018, he was Chief Human Resources Officer at A123 Systems, LLC, where he oversaw all HR, EHS, and communications matters and assumed the lead duties for restructuring the company in his last year. Before that, he was with Federal-Mogul Corporation for 21 years and served as the Senior Vice President, of Global Human Resources and EHS from 2012-2016.

Pepin earned a Master of Business Administration and Honors (Bachelor) in Business Administration from the University of Windsor and a Bachelor of Arts with an emphasis in English and Psychology from The University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario.


Mike Delfin

Chief Commercial Officer

Mike Delfin serves as Chief Commercial Officer at Dura-Shiloh. In this role, Mike leads all commercial initiatives across the global enterprise. He is an accomplished business development executive with extensive global OEM automotive, commercial vehicle and Industrial experience.

Mike brings over 32 years of mechanical and industrial leadership experience in manufacturing within the automotive field. He has achieved recognition for building strong business development teams and establishing vital global networks of automotive industry business associates.

Prior to joining Dura-Shiloh, Mike was the Vice President of business development for Peterson Spring, a performance wire-form manufacturer. Before that, he was Vice President of business development for The Agrati Group, working on formulating new clients and development methods. From 1998-2015 Mike held the role of vice president of global sales and business development at A. Raymond Tinnerman Manufacturing. Before that he served as Automotive Sales Manager for Eaton from 1990-1997.

Delfin obtained a bachelor's degree of science in mechanical engineering from Lawrence Technological University in Southfield, Michigan. Later gaining Executive Leadership Training from the University of Michigan and Center for Creative Leadership.


Dan Miller

Chief Information Officer

Dan Miller serves as Chief Information Officer of Dura-Shiloh. In this role, he is responsible for developing and implementing IT strategies across the global enterprise. Throughout his career, Dan has employed a collaborative and data-driven approach to maximize value creation. He is a recognized change agent with expertise in team-building, process improvement, analytics, cybersecurity, and system development.

Before joining Dura-Shiloh, Dan was Vice President of Finance and Information Technology for Peterson Spring, a global manufacturer of performance spring systems. Dan leveraged his expertise in financial modeling, process improvement, and enterprise resource planning to realize seven million in cost savings in less than 18 months. Prior to that, he was VP of Finance and Information Technology for Unique Fabricating Inc., and Director of Finance at The Crown Group Co.

From 2014-2018 Dan served in multiple leadership roles at Plex Systems, where he consulted on implementation with clients in diverse industries, including automotive, aerospace, food & beverage, contract manufacturing, medical, and machine fabrication. Dan was awarded the Impact Award and Customer Hero Award for his work with associates and customers inside the business. From 2012-2014, he served as Controller for Minth Group Ltd, with full P&L and BS responsibility.

He has a bachelor's in Business Administration from Baker College, a Master of Science in Operations Management and Lean from Kettering University, and a Master of Business Administration from Kettering University.



Kirk Roessler

VICE PRESIDENT & GENERAL MANAGER DRIVER CONTROL SYSTEMS

Kirk Roessler is the Vice President and General Manager for Dura-Shiloh's Driver Controls Business Unit. He is responsible for overall business strategy and performance across 11 manufacturing locations and three tech centers spanning North America, Europe, and Asia.

Over Kirk’s 26-year career at Dura-Shiloh, he has developed a highly diverse background by serving in leadership roles in Product Development, Sales, Program Management, Operations, and Business Strategy. From 2006 - 2011, he relocated to Shanghai, China, to lead the startup/growth of Dura’s business in Asia through a combination of joint ventures and wholly-owned entities. In 2012, he moved to Dusseldorf, Germany, to support Dura’s Exterior Division restructuring. In 2014, he returned to the Company's Corporate Headquarters in Auburn Hills, MI, to lead Dura’s Global Business Unit Strategy.

Kirk holds a BSME from GMI Engineering & Management Institute (now Kettering University) and earned his MBA from Oakland University.