Canada Talks Electric Cars Webinar Episode #19 - "The Pivot to Electrification"

  • 2021-12-07
  • 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Online


Canada Talks Electric Cars Webinar

Episode #19 - "The Pivot to Electrification"

Tuesday December 7th, 2021 - 7:30PM EST - Registration Link Below

How are major automotive suppliers such as Magna pivoting towards electrification with sustainable solutions?  Our episode this month promises to be a fascinating one as our guest shares some of the challenges and strategies for major suppliers to an industry in transition.

Tom Rucker was appointed President at Magna International in October 2019. In this role, he leads Magna International s Powertrain group, which produces transmission and driveline systems and metal-formed components.

He began his professional experience as a Manager for Turn Key Industrial Plants in Germany and Venezuela from 1995 to 2000. In 2000, he joined Magna Powertrain as the General Manager for the group s plant in Saltillo, Mexico. Tom has held numerous positions within the former New Process Gear (acquired by Magna) with increasing levels of responsibility, working in the United States and Canada. More recently, he has held executive-level positions with Magna Powertrain, including Senior Vice President of the group s Metal-Forming Solutions and Transmission Systems groups, and Senior Vice President for Program Management & Launch Excellence. He is a graduate from the Technical University in Berlin, where he received a degree in Mechanical Engineering and Business Administration.

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Canada Talks Electric Cars webinar brings you Canadian leaders and experts from the electric vehicle industry and provides a forum to ask questions about a wide range of EV related subjects. Hear about the latest news and developments in our transition to electric mobility.

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