Chief Operating Officer, North America
Mark Stewart was appointed Chief Operating Officer for the North America region and named a member of the Group Executive Council (GEC) on December 6, 2018.
Previously, Mr. Stewart was Vice President of Operations for Amazon since 2017. He was the lead executive for customer fulfillment across 200 operations facilities in North America. In this position, he was also responsible for overseeing operations, procurement, construction, and engineering with teams dedicated to pursuing automation, artificial intelligence and advanced robotics and conveyance.
Prior to that, Mr. Stewart was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for ZF TRW Automotive from 2015. He also held a number of positions with increasing responsibility at TRW Automotive, Inc., from 2006.
He spent the first years of his career in manufacturing with TRW Inc., and later Tower Automotive, Inc. where he served as Director of Operations and Executive Vice President. Mr. Stewart has been based in the U.S., Belgium, Germany, and China with a variety of experiences in production, quality, and engineering.
He holds a Bachelor of Engineering from Vanderbilt University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Tennessee.
Mr. Stewart was born in Madison (Alabama, USA).