Cooper-Standard Holdings, a global supplier of systems and components for the automotive industry, has appointed Jonathan Banas to corporate controller and chief accounting officer, effective Sept. 14.
In this position, Banas will oversee all aspects of Cooper Standard's accounting function including ensuring regulatory compliance; setting and enforcing accounting policies; maintaining financial records; and developing world-class financial best practices. He will report to Chief Financial Officer Matthew Hardt.
Before joining Cooper Standard, Banas spent 11 years at ZF TRW (formerly TRW Automotive Holdings), where he served in roles of increasing responsibility. Most recently, he was director, financial reporting, where he was responsible for worldwide financial reporting, including SEC, consolidation and technical accounting processes. He joined the company as senior manager, financial reporting and technical accounting in 2004.