SOUTHFIELD, Mich., April 18, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Federal-Mogul Motorparts today announced the following changes to its Chassis and Global Sealing, Engine and Underhood Service business units:

  • Bryon Osterland is appointed to the position of vice president, Global Chassis, Federal-Mogul Motorparts
  • Craig Frohock is appointed to the position of vice president, Global Sealing, Engine and Underhood Service, Federal-Mogul Motorparts

Both Osterland and Frohock will report directly to Brad Norton, CEO, Federal-Mogul Motorparts and co-CEO, Federal-Mogul LLC.

Osterland began his career with Federal-Mogul in 2002 and has since held positions of increasing responsibility including director, purchasing and supply chain, engine hard parts; director, purchasing, global aftermarket; director, business development, Global Chassis; and general manager, Global Steering and Suspension.  Most recently, he was general manager, Chassis, Americas.  Osterland earned both a bachelor’s degree in business and a master’s degree in business administration from Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan.

“Bryon joined Federal-Mogul as an intern, and, over the last 15 years, has consistently demonstrated his value and commitment to the company,” said Norton.  “He has dedicated his career to making sure Federal-Mogul Motorparts sets the industry standard when it comes to chassis.”

Frohock joins Federal-Mogul Motorparts after a long career with Meritor, where he joined in 1997 as an application engineer.  Throughout this time, he held positions of increasing responsibility, including director, braking systems; general manager, global trailer; vice president, aftermarket and trailer, North America; and vice president, aftermarket, North America, where he was responsible for Meritor’s aftermarket business in the commercial vehicle truck, trailer, specialty and bus, defense, and independent markets.  Frohock earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and a master’s degree in business administration from Oakland University, Rochester Hills, Michigan. 

“Craig brings a multitude of experience and a great deal of knowledge to this position, especially as it pertains to the commercial vehicle market,” added Norton.  “I look forward to working with him as he assumes this new role within the Motorparts organization.”

About Federal-Mogul

Federal-Mogul LLC is a leading global supplier of products and services to the world’s manufacturers and servicers of vehicles and equipment in the automotive, light, medium and heavy-duty commercial, marine, rail, aerospace, power generation and industrial markets. The company’s products and services enable improved fuel economy, reduced emissions and enhanced vehicle safety.

Federal-Mogul operates two independent business divisions, each with a chief executive officer reporting to Federal-Mogul's Board of Directors.

Federal-Mogul Motorparts sells and distributes a broad portfolio of products through more than 20 of the world’s most recognized brands in the global vehicle aftermarket, while also serving original equipment vehicle manufacturers with products including braking, wipers and a range of chassis components. The company’s aftermarket brands include ANCO® wipers; BERU®* ignition systems; Champion® lighting, spark plugs, wipers and filters; Interfil® filters; AE®, Fel-Pro®, FP Diesel®, Goetze®, Glyco®, Nüral®, Payen® and Sealed Power® engine products; MOOG® chassis components; and Ferodo®, Jurid® and Wagner® brake products and lighting.

Federal-Mogul Powertrain designs and manufactures original equipment powertrain components and systems protection products for automotive, heavy-duty, industrial and transport applications.

Federal-Mogul was founded in Detroit in 1899 and maintains its worldwide headquarters in Southfield, Michigan. The company employs nearly 53,000 in 24 countries. For more information, please visit

*BERU is a registered trademark of BorgWarner Ludwigsburg GmbH

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Karen Shulhan (Federal-Mogul Motorparts) – 248.354.4383