Cooper-Standard Holdings, the parent company of Cooper-Standard Automotive, announced this month that it has appointed Peter Brusate to vice president of internal audit and compliance, effective Oct. 12.
In this position, Brusate will oversee Cooper Standard's global internal audit and compliance activities, including the corporation's global Sarbanes-Oxley program. Brusate will report to Matthew Hardt, executive vice president and chief financial officer.
Brusate spent 14 years at Delphi Automotive in a series of financial positions of increasing responsibility. Most recently, he was controller for Delphi's Asia Pacific business and was based in Shanghai, China, where he was responsible for accounting, financial reporting and controls for the $4 billion, 34-plant regional unit. Earlier, Brusate was director of internal audit for the Americas for Delphi, where he lead the Sarbanes-Oxley compliance and information technology audit activities for the global organization, as well as directing internal audit for the Americas region.
He was previously based in Paris, France, serving as treasurer, Europe, Middle East & Africa. Before that, he held management positions in the company's corporate finance, capital planning, investment management, financial projects and financial accounting areas. He joined Delphi in 2001 as a senior financial analyst, after three years with KPMG in Detroit as supervising senior accountant.