AUGUST 31, 2023
Executive from Pustertal resigns as CEO of Marelli’s Electrification division and takes a new leadership role at Intercable Automotive Solutions

(Press release) (Brunico, August, 31th 2023)

Intercable Automotive Solutions, European market leader for interconnection systems/busbars, spin-off of the family-owned Intercable group, and since last November independent business unit of the Signal & Power Solutions segment of the Aptiv Group, has appointed Hannes Prenn as new Managing Director. In this role he will be responsible for the strategic, commercial, operational and financial development of the entire corporate value chain, i.e., sales, supply chain and operations of the Intercable Automotive Solutions Group that currently runs plants in Italy, Slovakia, China and Mexico. He will directly report to Klaus Mutschlechner (BU President) and will operate from the company’s headquarters and technical center in Brunico (IT).

Hannes Prenn has more than 25 years of experience in the automotive industry and particularly in electrification. During his 20+ year career at GKN Automotive he has successfully grown through technical, commercial (Vice President Commercial and Program Mgmt.) and most recently operational (COO/President ePowertrain) areas. Before accepting this new challenge at Intercable Automotive Solutions, Hannes Prenn was CEO of the Electric Powertrain division at Marelli.

“I am delighted to have convinced Hannes to accept this demanding challenge as new Managing Director. Under his guidance, our leadership team will be responsible for driving the performance of a rapidly growing technology company, continuing expansion into global markets and achieving world-class operational performance by leveraging commercial and industrial synergies as well as globalization opportunities as an agile independent business unit of Aptiv’s Signal and Power Solutions segment.” says Klaus Mutschlechner, founder, Shareholder and BU President of Intercable Automotive Solutions.

“Electrification has always been a mission that has accompanied almost my entire career. The product and process technology innovation of Intercable Automotive Solutions and the combination of a family business culture with being part of a successful global group like Aptiv immediately convinced me that this is an incredibly motivating challenge!” explains Hannes Prenn. “As I come from Pustertal, returning to lead a company born and raised in Brunico, is even more special! I will work intensely and closely with the whole team to maximize the potential of Intercable Automotive Solutions”.

Intercable Automotive Solutions Srl
Intercable Automotive Solutions Srl is a leading company in the automotive market at European level for the development and manufacturing of solutions for electrical interconnection (busbars and fuseboxes). Born from a spin-off of Intercable group (a group of diversified family businesses founded and still controlled by the Mutschlechner family), today, Intercable Automotive Solutions is an 85% owned subsidiary of the Aptiv Group PLC (NYSE: ATPV), a global technology company committed to a safer, greener and more connected future of mobility.
As an independent business unit of the S&PS (Signal & Power Solutions) segment of Aptiv, Intercable Automotive Solutions currently runs 4 plants (2 in Europe, 1 in China and 1 in Central America), employing approx. 1,800 skilled employees worldwide.