Novi, Michigan – Cooper Standard Automotive Inc. appointed Jonathan P. Banas as executive vice president and chief financial officer.
Banas replaces Matthew W. Hardt who resigned from his position as executive vice president and CFO to pursue another opportunity. Hardt will provide transition services through 30 Sept.
Banas previously served as vice president and chief accounting officer since 2015. Peter C. Brusate has been selected by the firm to fill that role effective 7 June.
Banas has more than 22 years of global experience in corporate finance and public accounting. Prior to joining the Company, Banas spent 11 years at ZF TRW (formerly TRW Automotive Holdings Corp.) in Livonia, Mich., where he last served as director, financial reporting. He joined TRW as senior manager, financial reporting and technical accounting in 2004.
He previously held accounting and auditing positions at Hayes Lemmerz International Inc. in Northville, Michigan, and KPMG LLP in Detroit.
Brusate has 19 years of global experience in internal audit, controllership, treasury and public accounting. He has been with Cooper Standard since 2015, serving as vice president, internal audit and compliance.
Prior to joining the firm, Brusate spent 14 years at Delphi Automotive in a series of financial positions. He was controller for Delphi's Asia Pacific business based in Shanghai, China. Previously, he was director, internal audit with responsibility for global Sarbanes-Oxley compliance and information technology audit, as well as audit activities for the Americas region. Earlier, he was treasurer — Europe, Middle East & Africa based in Paris. He joined Delphi in 2001 after three years with KPMG.