Equipment specialist, SAF-Holland, has named a new Vice President – Health, Safety, Environment & Quality – Americas.
Keith Belevender has accepted the role and will be responsible for developing and implementing the Quality Assurance Program which supports SAF-Holland's product quality objectives.
Belevender will also administer the safety, health, environmental, and quality programs to ensure legal and regulatory compliance in addition to ensuring conformance with SAF-Holland requirements.
With 30 years of manufacturing experience, Belevender brings 15 years in quality assurance leadership roles. Most recently, he was the Director of Quality (Global Operations) for Tl Fluid Systems plc. After starting his career in manufacturing with Ford Motor Company, Belevender held senior quality leadership roles with Faurecia and Visteon.
Belevender earned his bachelor’s degree in Industrial Management and his Master’s in Administration from Central Michigan University.
“Keith’s experience in quality and his ability to achieve results will fulfil a critical role for the company,” said SAF-Holland President – Americas, Kent Jones. “His focus will target the strengthening of existing quality assurance processes, and the implementation of new ones across all of our North American manufacturing plants.”
Earlier this year, Jones represented SAF-Holland at the Technology & Maintenance Council Annual Meeting & Transportation Exhibition.
(Image: Newly appointed Vice President – Health, Safety, Environment & Quality – Americas, Keith Belevender.)