“Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.”
John F. Kennedy
The diverse talent and knowledge of our leadership team is key to our company’s success. Drawing upon their experience and understanding of industry dynamics, our leadership team teaches and empowers our employees to lead responsibly and excel through innovation and strategic growth.
Sr. VP & General Manager – Acoustics
Srivas Prasad has served as Senior Vice President and General Manager – Acoustics since January 2016. He previously served as the President of the Seating segment since June 30, 2014 and served in the same position of Jason Incorporated since April 2014. Prior to serving as the President of the Seating segment, he served as Vice President – Business Development from 2011 to 2014 and held key leadership positions in Jason Incorporated’s Acoustics segment from 2006 to 2010.
Mr. Prasad holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering from Bangalore University and a masters in engineering from Lamar University.
Vice President of Finance
Ken Ostrander joined Janesville Acoustics in November 2007. Previously he had spent 18 years in various leadership roles at other automotive companies such as Dana, Allied Signal and Textron. He leads the Global Finance Team including facilities in the U.S. and Mexico.
Mr. Ostrander received a B.A. in Finance at Michigan State University. He is also a Certified Management Accountant.
Vice President of Sales and Business Development, Acoustics
Fred Rheinlander joined Janesville Acoustics in July, 2010. Previously he had held various commercial and engineering roles at Innatech, Eagle Picher-Hillsdale and Textron Automotive.
Director, Manufacturing of North American Operations
John Berghammer joined Janesville Acoustics in 1984 at the Janesville, Wisconsin plant and has served in various leadership roles with increased scope and responsibility. He has played a vital role in the planning and startup of all operating Janesville Acoustics facilities.
Mr. Berghammer is married with one son and lives in Marion, NC.
In his current role, Mr. Berghammer is responsible for Janesville Acoustics Manufacturing Operations.
VP of Supply Chain – Acoustics
Director of Human Resources, Manufacturing Operations
Jeffrey Smith joined Janesville Acoustics on March 2, 2015. Previously he was with FCA for 20 years in various functions within HR.