John Schneider has been appointed President of the newly formed Accuride Wheel End Solutions business unit that fully integrates Accuride’s newly acquired KIC business with its Gunite business unit. In his new role, Schneider has full P&L responsibility for the combined unit, including wheel end component production and assembly facilities in the United States, and a network of global contract manufacturing operations for certainty and flexibility of supply. Schneider joined Accuride in May 2017 with the acquisition of KIC. He had served as President of KIC since June 2016 and previously led KIC’s dramatic sales growth as Senior Vice President and Chief Sales Officer. He served as Vice President, OEM Sales for Accuride from 2005-2006, following Accuride’s acquisition of TTI Holdings. He previously held sales roles with TRW and Peerless Corporation.