Fred Hubacker has over thirty-six years of experience providing senior leadership, advisory and business development services for companies in the automotive industry. He has served in numerous executive roles throughout his tenure with Venture Companies Worldwide, New Venture Gear Inc., Textron Inc., Acustar, the Chrysler components manufacturing subsidiary and Chrysler Corporation.
Before joining Conway MacKenzie, Mr. Hubacker was a Senior Executive Consultant responsible for evaluating potential automotive acquisitions for Apollo Management LLC. Prior to that, he was Vice Chairman for Venture Companies Worldwide where he led all business development activities and customer marketing efforts for the Company. Mr. Hubacker served as the Chief Executive Officer for New Venture Gear where he led the Company to four consecutive record profitable years. He also served as President and COO of Textron Automotive Company and Group Vice President of Textron Inc. He began his career at Chrysler Corporation where he advanced to a variety of senior financial and operating positions including CFO of Acustar and Group Controller, Procurement and Supply Operations. As a leading expert in the automotive industry, Mr. Hubacker has significant interaction with senior executives and board members on various financial and operational issues and has been the lead advisor in several turnaround and major due diligence assignments.
Mr. Hubacker has served on several corporate Boards of Directors, including Axle Tech International, Android Industries, JL French, Noble International and Jervis B. Webb. He is currently on the Board of Delta Tooling Company and on the Board of Trustees, and a member of the Finance Committee at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, MI. He is also a former Board member of the Original Equipment Suppliers Association.