DES PLAINES, Ill. (AP) — Littelfuse Inc., a maker of circuit protection and electrical fuses, said Monday it named David W. Heinzmann to the newly created position of vice president of global operations.
Heinzmann, 43, will be responsible for Littelfuse's manufacturing and supply chain groups for all three of the company's business units. Heinzmann, who joined the company in 1985, most recently served as vice president and general manager of the automotive business unit.
Dieter Roeder, 51, succeeds Heinzmann as vice president and general manager. Roeder joined Littelfuse in 2005 to lead the automotive business unit's European sales team, based in Germany.