Mr. Stoddart joined Linamar Corporation in November 1985 working as a general machinist in the then newly opened Hastech Manufacturing facility. Since July of 2003, he has headed up the marketing and product development activities for the Company. Mr. Stoddart has been a member of Linamar’s Board of Directors since 1999 and today holds the role of Chief Technology Officer and Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing. He brings to this position his background in business and twenty years’ experience with Linamar and the automotive industry. Prior to his current position, he was Vice President Sales, Marketing & Product Development. Prior to that, he was General Manager of the Hastech Manufacturing facility. Before that position, Mr. Stoddart worked as an Estimating Engineer for the Corporate Marketing Department and in production control at the Roctel Manufacturing facility. He graduated from Sheridan College in 1985 from the Business Computer Systems program.
Mr. Stoddart has been a director of Linamar Corporation since 1999.