Concentric Names Sterne Senior VP
Dermot Sterne has been appointed senior vice president for Europe and rest of world at Concentric, with responsibility for operations in the UK, Sweden, Germany, China and India, as well as the sales operations in France, Italy and Korea.
Sterne began his career with Ford under the company's graduate development program. He has also worked for companies such as Johnson Controls, Stadco and, most recently, as managing director of Wrightbus.
Sterne holds a bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering from Queen's University, Belfast and an MSc in Advanced Automotive Engineering from Loughborough University of Technology. He took up his position on September 5, 2013, taking over from Wim Goossens who will leave Concentric at the end of this year to pursue other interests.