As president and chief operating officer, Donald J. Stebbins is responsible for Visteon's global operations, including manufacturing, sales, purchasing, product development and quality. Stebbins joined Visteon in 2005, with more than 20 years of leadership experience and a solid history of performance in managing global business issues. He reports directly to Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Mike Johnston and has served on Visteon's Board of Directors since December 2006.
Stebbins joined Visteon from Lear Corp., where he was president and chief operating officer of Lear's operations in Europe, Asia and Africa. Prior to this position, Stebbins was president and chief operating officer of Lear's operations in the Americas.
Stebbins joined Lear in 1992 as vice president and treasurer. He held various financial positions of increasing responsibility with Lear, including a 1997 promotion to senior vice president and chief financial officer. Previous to Lear, Stebbins held positions at Bankers Trust Company and Citibank.
Stebbins holds a bachelor's degree in finance from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, where he is also a member of its Business Advisory Council. He holds a master's degree in business administration from the University of Michigan. Additionally, he is a member of the Board of Directors for WABCO Holdings Inc. and the Board of Trustees of Detroit Country Day School. He is a former member of the Board of Trustees of the American School of Paris and of the finance committee for the United Way of Southeastern Michigan.