Nashville, Tenn.-based Carlex Glass America LLC announced January 18 the appointment of Don Michelotti as president and chief operating officer.
Michelotti, who held the position of executive vice president for six years, has already assumed responsibilities of COO and will work closely with retiring president, Jim Shepherd.
He will assume the role of president April 1.
“I am extremely honored for this opportunity to lead Carlex as we continue to grow in the global automotive glass industry,” Michelotti said. “I am grateful for the support of our incredible team and look forward to what the future holds for our brand.”
Shepherd, who has served as president for the last six years, will continue to support Carlex as a senior advisor to the CEO for the year following his retirement. “Looking back on the past six years, I am very proud of the progress we have made and of the team we have in place today,” Shepherd said. “With Don’s leadership and the continued support of our team, I have great confidence in the future of Carlex.”