HIROTEC AMERICA Announces the Promotion of Sharon Beetham to Executive Vice President of Finance and Purchasing

Auburn Hills, MI., July 13, 2021 – HIROTEC AMERICA, a member of the HIROTEC Group, a global tier one automotive supplier specializing in the production of body-in-white closures, exhaust systems, and closure manufacturing equipment announced the appointment of Sharon Beetham to Executive Vice President of Finance and Purchasing, effective immediately.

In this role, Ms. Beetham will continue to oversee all financial and tax matters, risk management, procurement, and supplier development. In addition, Sharon will continue to serve as a Director and Chief Financial Officer for HIROTEC INDIA that has a headquarters located in Coimbatore, India.

“I am pleased to announce Sharon’s promotion to Executive Vice President of Finance and Purchasing,” commented Brian McGinnity, HIROTEC AMERICA’s CFO. “Sharon has been an integral member of HIROTEC’s executive team and her vast experience in Finance and Purchasing have been instrumental to the continued growth and success of HIROTEC AMERICA and its subsidiaries.”

Since joining HIROTEC, Ms. Beetham has been promoted multiple times in recognition of the talent, strategic planning, and capabilities that she brings to the company. She joined HIROTEC in 1999 as its Assistant Controller before being promoted to Controller in 2000. She was then promoted in 2005 to become HIROTEC’s Vice President of Finance. In 2012, as her duties expanded to include overseeing Purchasing, she was promoted to Vice President of Finance and Purchasing.

Ms. Beetham holds a Bachelor of Arts (Accounting) degree from the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada. She is also a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and has held various positions within the finance industry before joining HIROTEC AMERICA.


HIROTEC Group was established in 1932 to deliver body-in-white closures, exhaust systems, and highly flexible closure manufacturing tooling to automotive customers around the world. With a worldwide headquarters in Hiroshima, Japan, HIROTEC operates 31 facilities in 8 countries with a workforce totaling over 6,000 global employees. For more information, please visit www.hirotecamerica.com.

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