DEARBORN—Visteon Corporation, a technology supplier to the automotive industry, has named Kimberly Welch vice president of corporate communications. Welch she has global responsibility for the corporation’s communication function including the development of communication policy and strategy, executive and employee communications and public relations activities.
Welch comes to Visteon from Federal-Mogul Corporation where she had been vice president, corporate communications since 1997, responsible for corporate positioning and branding, executive and employee communications, media relations, financial communications and community and government relations. Prior to her joining Federal-Mogul in 1996, she was an account executive managing automotive and automotive supplier accounts for MVP Communications.
“Kim’s proven success in leading a global corporate communication function with a Tier One supplier and her experience in the automotive industry makes her a valuable addition to our leadership team,” said Bob Marcin, senior vice president of corporate relations.
Welch also worked for General Motors in the Chevrolet-Pontiac-GM of Canada public affairs group as a communications manager for the engineering group.