CEO of A123 Systems, LLC
Jason Forcier has served as the Chief Executive Officer of A123 Systems since 2013 where he has lead the restructuring of the global organization post emergence from Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Since joining A123 in August of 2009, he held the positions of President and Executive Vice President of the Transportation Group. Mr. Forcier served as Vice President and General Manager of Lear's global electronics business from August, 2008 until July, 2009. Mr. Forcier spent 12 years with Robert Bosch LLC culminating in his role as the North American President, Automotive Electronics where he had profit and loss responsibility of the nearly $1billion division focused on interior and safety electronics with major manufacturing locations in Mexico and South Carolina. Previous roles at Bosch included President and CEO of ETAS, Inc., a Bosch subsidiary. Mr. Forcier joined ETAS in 1997 as a co-founder of the North American operations.
Prior to joining Bosch, Mr. Forcier worked as a systems engineer at Delphi Automotive. Mr. Forcier earned a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from GMI Engineering & Management Institute (now Kettering University) and a master's degree in business administration from the University of Michigan.