Lopez Named Managing Director For Grede de Mexico.

Posted on September 6, 2011

Grede Holdings LLC has named Raul Lopez managing director for Grede de Mexico, responsible for Grede’s NovoCast and Teknik facilities in Mexico, which were acquired by the company earlier this year. Lopez replaces Carlos Ramos who remained with Grupo Proeza following the transaction. Lopez will be located at the NovoCast facility in Monterrey, Mexico. He will also be a member of Grede’s corporate Executive Leadership Team (ELT).

Lopez comes to Grede from INMAGUSA where he was the general manager in Monclova, Mexico, and was responsible for directing and managing the operation of three business units including rail frames, steel poles and metal fabrications. Prior to INMAGUSA, he worked at Grupo Industrial Saltillo (GIS) with Cifunsa and Technocast (a joint venture between Caterpillar and GIS) and started his career at John Deere.