MAHLE Aftermarket under new management in Europe

Pressrelease 12 September 2014: Nicolas de Gaudemont will take over the management of MAHLE Aftermarket GmbH in Europe on 1 November.

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On 1 November, Nicolas de Gaudemont will become the new head of the European aftermarket business of Stuttgart-based automotive supplier MAHLE. The 47-year-old has many years of experience in the automotive industry, having held the roles of Europe Marketing Director and Managing Director at Honeywell Friction Materials, as well as Aftermarket Business Unit Director at brake system manufacturer Brembo. His most recent position was Aftermarket Business Unit Director at UFI Filters Group. A Frenchman by birth, de Gaudemont reports to the head of the MAHLE Aftermarket division, Olaf Henning. He is expected to further enhance the reputation of the MAHLE brand among repair shops and to continue to expand and strengthen MAHLE Aftermarket’s position as a parts and service partner for repair shops


MAHLE is the globally leading manufacturer of components and systems for the internal combustion engine and its peripherals as well as vehicle air conditioning and engine cooling. In 2014, some 64,000 employees at 140 production locations and ten major research and development centres are expected to generate sales of around ten billion euros.

About MAHLE Aftermarket

MAHLE Aftermarket, the business unit specialising in spare parts, uses the expertise from the series production of original equipment in its automotive aftermarket product range, and supplies trade, repair shop, and engine repair partners. MAHLE Aftermarket is represented at 23 locations and other sales offices worldwide, with 1,670 employees. In 2013, the business unit achieved a global sales volume of EUR 805 million.

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