In 2019, Aleks Miziolek concluded an approximately 6-year tenure with Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc. (NYSE: CPS), a leading global supplier of systems and components for the automotive industry, most recently serving as Chief Transformation Officer. In this role, Ms. Miziolek led crucial transformation initiatives aimed at increasing profitability and was actively involved in the development of the Company’s growth strategy for its nonautomotive specialty markets and material science businesses. She also served as Cooper-Standard Holdings’ Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary and Chief Compliance Officer beginning in 2014.
Prior to joining Cooper-Standard Holdings, Ms. Miziolek spent 32 years with the law firm of Dykema Gossett, where she held several key leadership positions, such as Director of the Automotive Industry Group, and built a successful M&A and infrastructure practice spanning multiple industries. Ms. Miziolek holds a juris doctor and bachelor’s degree from Wayne State University. She is also an NACD Governance Fellow and serves on the Transportation and Infrastructure Policy Committee of the National Association of Manufacturers.
Ms. Miziolek joined our Board in March 2020. Her in-depth knowledge of the automotive industry, experience leading transformational initiatives and significant legal expertise make her a valuable addition to our board.