Rausch & Pausch Automotive has promoted Carmen Jordan to president and chief executive officer of RAPA LP in Auburn, Alabama.
An Auburn native, Jordan earned her chemical engineering degree at Cornell University. She started her career in the steel industry before transitioning to the automotive industry. Jordan has been with RAPA since 2016, where she led the Quality and Supply Chain Management departments, playing a key role in the further development of quality management.
“She combines technical competence as an engineer, personal qualities as a manager with many years of professional experience and has the respect of the associates in Selb (Germany) and Auburn,” said Dr. Roman Pausch, chairman of the board of management and CEO of Rausch & Pausch Automotive.
RAPA produces high-precision automotive solenoid valves and air suspension technology. The German corporation was founded in 1920 and supplies manufacturers in the automotive, healthcare and industry sectors.
Located in Auburn Technology Park West, RAPA Auburn was founded in 2013 and was the company’s first factory outside of Germany. The company is supporting customers with leading efforts in the global automotive trend towards electromobility and autonomous driving.