Jesse Paegle

Global Business Development Automotive @ Aperam

Jesse Paegle has 20 years working within the automotive industry. Presently, he is working at Aperam as global technical business development.
His last experience before joining Aperam included independent consulting for the automotive market for new material and applications. He worked with the Gestamp group and responsible for R&D in Mercosul. He worked in AHSS development in Mercosur for new platforms at ARCELORMITTAL group. He is also, responsible for customer qualifications – working with all OEM’s. RENAULT NISSAN, working on all automotive supply chain (assembly, paint shop, body shop and stamping shop).
Jesse’s actual responsibilities include: responsible for new developments and applications of stainless steel in the automotive industry and linking future worldwide trends to Aperam innovative developments.
He is the chairperson of SAE Brazil CarBody which is a yearly event to discuss body structure for future vehicle enabling participants (from all Carmakers) to discuss future trend in automotive development.