Vice President and General Manager
Global Elastomers and North America Ride Performance
Steve Pohlman, vice president and general manager, global elastomers and North America Ride Performance is responsible for oversight of Tenneco’s global elastomers and North America ride performance businesses. He leads the development and execution of the company’s commercial strategy for these product lines and directs business development, engineering, manufacturing, marketing and program management activities.
He is based in Monroe, Michigan, and is a member of Tenneco’s senior management team.
Pohlman originally joined Tenneco in 1997 as director of heavy duty specialty vehicles and advanced through positions of increasing responsibility including executive director OE RC sales, VP commercial vehicle systems and most recently, VP CVS/specialty sales. He was named head of the global elastomers business in 2015 and added responsibility for North America Ride Control in 2018. Prior to joining Tenneco, Pohlman spent 10 years with Aeroquip Corp.
Pohlman holds a bachelor’s degree in business from Ohio Northern University.