Meneta North America LLC announces the addition of James Kutt to their expanding team in Farmington Hills, MI.

As Meneta’s new Technical Account Manager, James Kutt will provide technical sales support and program management at Meneta’s OE, Tier I and friction customers in coordination with Nikhil Taralekar, NVH Engineer, and Meneta’s NVH testing team in Farmington Hills.

James Kutt brings many years of experience and knowledge to this key position through his extensive brake and chassis engineering background along with both a sales and program management background.

“I am confident that Jim will be a valuable addition to our team. Jim’s solid experience will play a crucial role in providing high quality solutions for our customers and help us continue to advance in the market,“ says David Malinowski, General Manager of Meneta NA LLC.

Prior to joining Meneta NA, James Kutt worked for ILJIN on their chassis team both in application engineering and sales management positions. He also brings in more than 10 years of experience at Robert Bosch as both an application and development engineer for their foundation brake group and has also worked for Fiat Chrysler as a brake system design release engineer.

“We’re pleased to have been able to attract someone like Jim to this key position.  His expertise spans widely and his experience from the market and large network in the North American brake industry will be a great addition to the local team. We are very happy to welcome Jim on board,” says Kim Oestergaard, Managing Director of Meneta Advanced Shims Technology A/S, based in Denmark.

“My diverse experience in brake engineering, sales and program management will be put to good use in developing the business and I am very excited for the opportunity to help build the North American market for Meneta” adds James Kutt.