Francois Castaing

Chairman at BSST LLC

Francois Castaing

Francois Castaing

Chairman at BSST LLC

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Career Highlights

Chrysler International Corp.
BSST LLC

RelSci Relationships

1046

Number of Boards

14

Birthday

1945 - France

Age

75

Number of Awards

1

Relationships
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Chairperson at Michigan Science Center

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Founder at Gentherm, Inc.

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Senior Adviser at Perella Weinberg Partners

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Chief Operating Officer at Oakland University - Michigan

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Former Vice President for Otis Group at United Technologies Corporation

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Gentherm, Inc.

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Former Group Vice President, Sustainability, Environment & Safety Engineering at Ford Motor Company

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Founder at F. I. R. S. T.

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Venture Partner at AutoTech Management LLC

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Former Professional at Detroit Science Center

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Francois Castaing
Chairman at BSST LLC
Education
Engineering Graduate
MS Engineering

Conservatoire national des arts et métiers (CNAM) is a school in Paris.

Memberships
Fellow
Current

SAE International engages in the promotion, development, and advancement of aerospace, commercial vehicle, and automotive engineering. The company was founded by Peter Heldt and Horace Swetland in 1905 and is headquartered in Warrendale, PA.

Member
Current

Founded in 1964, the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) is a private, independent, nonprofit institution that provides engineering leadership in service to the nation. The mission of the National Academy of Engineering is to advance the well-being of the nation by promoting a vibrant engineering profession and by marshalling the expertise and insights of eminent engineers to provide independent advice to the federal government on matters involving engineering and technology.

Career History
Chairman
Tenure Unconfirmed

Part of Gentherm, Inc., BSST LLC is a company headquartered in Irwindale, CA. The firm manufactures thermoelectric technology products.

Developer, Renault-AMC Structure
Tenure Unconfirmed

Renault Sport manufactures motor vehicles. The company is headquartered in France.

Team Member
Tenure Unconfirmed

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV engages in the design, engineering, manufacturing, distribution and sale of automobiles and light commercial vehicles, engines, transmission systems, automotive-related components, metallurgical products and production systems. It operates through the following geographical segments: North American Free Trade Agreement, Latin America, Asia-Pacific, Europe, the Middle East & Africa, Maserati, and Components. The NAFTA segment engages in the designing, engineering, development, manufacturing, distributing and selling of automobiles under the Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram and Fiat brand names, vehicles with the SRT performance designation and from sales of the related parts and accessories in the United States, Canada and Mexico. The LATAM segment sells passenger cars and light commercial vehicles and related spare parts under the brand names, Fiat and Fiat in South and Central America and it also provides financial services in Brazil and Argentina. The APAC segment offers cars, engines and transmissions and related spare parts under the Chrysler group and Fiat brands in China, Japan, Australia and India. The EMEA segment designs, develops and sells passenger cars and light commercial vehicles under the Fiat, Alfa Romeo, Lancia, Chrysler, Abarth and Fiat Professional and the sale of the related spare parts in Europe, Middle East and Africa. The Maserati segment manufactures, designs, engineers distribution and sale of luxury vehicles under the Maserati brand. The Components segments includes production and sale of lighting components, body control units, suspensions, shock absorbers, electronic systems, and exhaust systems, and others. The company was founded on April 1, 2014 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

Boards & Committees
Director
Prior - 2009

Durakon Industries, Inc. manufactures vehicle protection and cargo management systems to the light truck market. Its products include pickup bed liners, bed mats, tonneau covers, truck bed rail caps, van panels and bulkheads. The firm's brands include AllStar, Duraliner, Durasport and Duracover. It sells its products to OEMs such as Ford, General Motors & Honda and to aftermarket distributors. The company was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Lapeer, MI

Chairman, Board of Trustees
Prior
Member, Board of Directors
Prior

Valeo SA is engaged in the design, production, and sale of components, integrated systems, and modules for the automobile industry. It operates through following business segments: Powertrain Systems, Thermal Systems, Comfort and Driving Assistance Systems and Visibility Systems. The Powertrain Systems segment deals with electrical, transmission, engine management, air management, and hybrid/electric vehicle systems. The Thermal Systems segment manufactures systems, modules, and components for climate control and front-end modules. The Comfort and Driving Assistance Systems segment develops interior controls, driving assistance, interior electronics, and access mechanisms. The Visibility Systems segment manufactures lighting and wiper systems. The company was founded on February 10, 1923 and is headquartered in Paris, France.

Chairman, Board of Trustees
Prior

To inspire visitors to pursue and support careers in engineering, technology and science.

Chairman
Prior

Michigan Science Center is an American nonprofit company located in Detroit, MI, that operates science museum.The company says this about itself: The Michigan Science Center (MiSci) inspires over 200,000 curious minds of all ages every year through STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) discovery, innovation and interactive education in Detroit and across the state of Michigan. We have an immersive facility in the heart of Midtown Detroit. With the Toyota Engineering 4D Theater, live stage shows, a Planetarium, lab activities, 220+ hands-on exhibits, and more, there are dozens of ways to customize your MiSci visit. As the STEM hub of the state, MiSci focuses on developing and introducing expanded education programs, exhibits, and initiatives that empower and enrich all children and all communities with STEM.

Chairman
Prior

THE MIDTOWN DETROIT INC. IS A NONPROFIT PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATION THAT SUPPORTS THE PHYSICAL MAINTENANCE AND REVITALIZATION OF MIDTOWN DETROIT, WHILE WORKING TO ENHANCE PUBLIC AWARENESS, APPRECIATION AND USE OF THE DISTRICT. FOUNDED IN 1976, THE ORGANIZATION HAS BEEN WORKING TO ENCOURAGE NEW HOUSING DEVELOPMENT, INCREASED VISITORSHIP TO AREA ATTRACTIONS, AND NEW COMMERCIAL ACTIVITY WITHIN THE NEIGHBORHOOD.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

Learn how non-profit organizations benefit from RelSci
$1,000 - $2,499
2007

Founded in 1964, the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) is a private, independent, nonprofit institution that provides engineering leadership in service to the nation. The mission of the National Academy of Engineering is to advance the well-being of the nation by promoting a vibrant engineering profession and by marshalling the expertise and insights of eminent engineers to provide independent advice to the federal government on matters involving engineering and technology.

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2007

US Foundation for Inspiration & Recognition of Science & Tech designs educational programs in science and technology. The firm designs accessible and innovative programs that motivate young people to pursue education; and career opportunities in science, technology, engineering, and math, while building self-confidence, knowledge, and life skills. The company was founded by Dean Kamen in 1989 and is headquartered in Manchester, NH.

$1,000 - $2,499
2006

Founded in 1964, the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) is a private, independent, nonprofit institution that provides engineering leadership in service to the nation. The mission of the National Academy of Engineering is to advance the well-being of the nation by promoting a vibrant engineering profession and by marshalling the expertise and insights of eminent engineers to provide independent advice to the federal government on matters involving engineering and technology.

Political Donations
$500
2014

Former Secretary of State at Michigan Office of the Secretary of State

$500
2014

Former Secretary of State at Michigan Office of the Secretary of State

$400
2014

Former Secretary of State at Michigan Office of the Secretary of State

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Awards & Honors
2010
Automotive Hall of Fame
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