Our management team leads the industry
We are focused on accelerating the growth of our operating companies by helping them access new markets and develop solutions in high growth sectors. Our management team has a proven track record of delivering business impact across industry sectors and geographic markets.
President and Chief Executive Officer
Chris is the global leader of the Humanetics Group and is one the industry's recognized experts on vehicle and occupant safety. He is a retired Colonel in the US Army Reserves and a board member of several fast growth engineering businesses. He can often be found calculating velocity and winds speeds on the golf course, or tuning the torque on one of his engines.
Chief Financial Officer
Amit is the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the Humanetics Group responsible for our investments and financial performance. Amit has extensive experience leading financial teams and operational processes at Ford and FLIR Systems, and at managing a diverse portfolio of companies at the Piston Group. He is a bad golfer and is committed to mentor young people aspiring to become engineers and business leaders.
President, Humanetics Safety
Mark leads our Safety group globally. He has deep experience working across Europe, India and China leading product and engineering management in the industrial, automotive, consumer and energy industries. When he's not with his wife and two kids, he likes to explore the countryside in his passion for motorbiking.
President, Humanetics Digital
Karsten Newbury is President of Humanetics Digital, responsible for leading our software and digital solutions portfolio and working across the group to innovate with advanced data, software development, and AIOT-based Industry 4.0 systems. He brings significant experience in industrial B2B technology at Siemens and Gerber Technology, building and leading software and process automation businesses serving the industrial, automotive and fashion sectors. Karsten is a passionate skier and lives with his wife, two kids and their golden retriever.
President, Humanetics Sensors & Chief Marketing Officer
Barney leads the Humanetics Sensor group and marketing growth programs, strategic communications, and customer experience design. He has led marketing and digital transformations in Europe, Asia and the USA in B2B, B2C and agency sectors, for clients like IBM, VW, Huawei, Qualcomm and Mercer Consulting. Barney is a British and American citizen, a bad runner and avid cook.
Vice President of Human Resources
Janis leads the Human Resource function for the Humanetics Group and represents the needs of our 800 employees across 13 markets. Her experience working with both mature and startup companies helps to shape her guidance for all aspects of the human resource function. The best part of her day is to spend time with family and finding ways to give back to the community.
Vice President of Corporate Development
Bryan leads the corporate development for Humanetics identifying potential partnerships and acquisitions and managing their integration into the Humanetics Group. Coming from the investment banking world, he is a rare numbers person with strategic vision and a creative side. He likes nothing more than to spend his time in northern Michigan with his family and logging the miles on his bike.