David Prystash is the CEO of International Automotive Components (IAC) Group. In this role, he is responsible for the overall strategic direction and management of the global automotive and mobility supplier in lightweight and new material interior solutions.
Prystash is an accomplished industry veteran with years of knowledge in automotive and executive leadership experience. Before taking this role, he was the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at IAC from 2018 to 2020. He has a proven track record with the organization and extensive hands-on experience running businesses across a global footprint. Prystash has been pivotal to IAC’s positive momentum in ensuring customers view the company as a preferred partner.
Previously, Prystash served as vice president and CFO of Global Product Development, Purchasing and Supply Chain for General Motors (GM) where he was instrumental in negotiating the sale of Opel / Vauxhall to Peugeot and achieving $6.5 billion of cost reductions over a four-year period. Prior to that, he served GM as CFO of Global Manufacturing and Labor Relations. Before joining GM, he also held executive leadership roles including CEO and CFO with various non-automotive companies after spending 24 years at Ford Motor Company (Ford) in various senior financial and operational posts including assignments in Asia and South America.
Prystash is an active member of the Board of Directors at IAC and Auria Solutions, a supplier of automotive acoustic and other fiber-based products. He has considerable executive leadership experience, having served as a member of the Board of Directors for NewPage Corp, and Ballard Power Systems.
Prystash earned a Master of Science in industrial management and a Bachelor of Science from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
He is based at IAC’s North America Regional Headquarters in Southfield, Michigan.
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