By aftermarketNews staff
LONG BEACH, Calif. -- DENSO Sales California has appointed David Shushereba as the company’s senior manager, Service, Quality and Engineering (SQE) departments, effective Jan. 28.
In his new role, Shushereba will direct the Quality Engineering and Technical Services departments, which are responsible for quality assurance of all automotive, heavy duty and aftermarket and original equipment service (OES) parts. Shushereba replaces Eugene Stark, who is retiring after 22 years with the company.
“I am excited to join the DENSO team and I am looking forward to upholding DENSO’s outstanding reputation for manufacturing quality products,” said Shushereba. ”My goal will be to continually improve quality while reducing costs in order to provide the best value to our customers.”
Prior to joining DENSO, Shushereba was director of research, development and engineering for K & N Engineering, where he was responsible for the design and testing of all current and new products, both domestic and international.
Shushereba has more than 26 years of experience in the aerospace and automotive industries. He spent the majority of his career designing, analyzing and fabricating research and flight hardware for all of the major airframe companies, the National Aeronautical and Space Agency (NASA) and the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD).
Shushereba holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the Milwaukee School of Engineering, in Milwaukee, Wisc., a master’s degree in management science from the University of Dayton in Dayton, Ohio, and an executive MBA from Chapman University in Orange, Calif.