Brinker Named Modine President & CEO

By Mike Brezonick30 November 2020

Modine Manufacturing Co., the Racine, Wis.-headquartered thermal energy component specialists, announced that its board of directors has appointed Neil D. Brinker as president, chief executive officer and a member of the board, effective Dec. 1. He succeeds Mick Lucareli, Modine’s chief financial officer, who served as interim president and CEO following the departure of former CEO and President Thomas Burke in August.

“We are very excited to name Neil as our next president and CEO,” said Marsha Williams, chairperson of Modine’s board. “Neil is a proven leader with strong global public company experience across multiple industries. In particular, Neil’s commitment to operational excellence and his diverse experience, along with success executing profitable growth strategies provide him with the skills needed to drive Modine’s transformation to a diversified industrial company.  We look forward to welcoming Neil to our team.”

Brinker had been president and chief operating officer of Advanced Energy Industries, Inc. since May of 2020, and joined AE in June of 2018 as its executive vice president and chief operating officer, where he led global sales, marketing, engineering and operations for the company’s semiconductor, telecom and networking, data center, industrial, and medical markets. He oversaw a global team of 12,000 employees and led the consolidation of the company’s global operations to identify and capture organizational synergies.

Before joining AE, Brinker served as a group president at IDEX Corp. from July 2015 to June 2018 and held additional leadership roles after joining the company in 2012. He also held management roles at  Danaher Corp. from 2007 to 2012, as well as various operations roles at General Motors from 2001 to 2007.

MAGAZINES
NEWSLETTER
Delivered directly to your inbox, Diesel News Network newsletter features the pick of the breaking news stories, product launches, show reports and more from KHL's world-class editorial team.
CONNECT WITH THE TEAM
Mike Brezonick VP, Power Division Tel: +1 262 754 4112 E-mail: mike.brezonick@khl.com
Alister Williams VP Sales Tel: +1 843 637 4127 E-mail: alister.williams@khl.com
CONNECT WITH SOCIAL MEDIA
Latest News
Scenario generation for autonomous vehicle simulation
dSpace and understand.ai are offering a new service that generates simulation scenarios from recorded measurement data used to validate functions for autonomous driving and driver assistance systems.
ZF gets top supplier award from Cummins
Cummins Inc. has recognized the CVCS Division of ZF Group with its elite Supplier Award for 2020.
New Ampseal high temperature connectors
TE Connectivity’s new Ampseal 16 high temperature connectors are now available.