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Christopher Couch, insider at Cooper-Standard

Christopher Couch Insider Information

Insider of Cooper-Standard
With more than 21 years of global automotive manufacturing experience, Christopher Couch serves as senior vice president, chief technology and procurement officer for Cooper Standard. In this role, he leads R&D, product development and engineering, product strategy, and program management. He also has P&L responsibility for Applied Materials Science (AMS), which is a venture business unit focused on commercialization of unique materials developed by the company.

Couch serves as chair of the Company’s Global Technology Council, which oversees development of technologies in all areas of the business. Relevant technology domains include materials science, product design, manufacturing process technology, and artificial intelligence. He also leads the CS Open Innovation initiative, which aims to position Cooper Standard as the partner of choice for open innovation with start-ups, universities, and other suppliers.

Based in Livonia, Mich. at the Company's Global Technology Center, Couch reports to the Company's Chairman and CEO Jeffrey Edwards.

From 2016 to 2018, Couch served as vice president, product line strategy and innovation. In this role, he led Cooper Standard’s innovation process and developed the Company’s strategies for organic and inorganic growth in its core product lines. Before joining Cooper Standard, Couch served as chief technical officer and global manufacturing vice president at Lear Corp. in Southfield, Mich. He joined the company in 2013 as a senior executive responsible for advanced engineering, advanced manufacturing and cost optimization.

From 2005 to 2013, he worked at Johnson Controls, Inc. in a variety of P&L leadership positions based in Korea and Japan as the regional president. He was group vice president for Johnson Controls Asia-Pacific with responsibility for regional operations, including advanced development, engineering, program management, and manufacturing at all wholly owned and joint-venture affiliates. He was also responsible for global commercial activity for Asia Pacific customer groups.

From 1993 to 2005, Couch held roles of increasing responsibility at Toyota Motor Corp. During his tenure, he was among the first non-Japanese employees hired and trained as an engineer, as well as the first non-Japanese employee promoted to management in Japan. Fluent in Japanese, he is trained in the Toyota Production System and lean principles.

Couch earned a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering, a Master of Science degree in mechanical engineering as a Hughes Aircraft Company Masters Fellow, and a doctorate in operations management with a finance concentration as a National Science Foundation Fellow, all from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge.

How old is Christopher Couch?

Mr. Couch is currently 51 years old. There are 5 older executives and no younger executives at Cooper-Standard. The oldest executive at Cooper-Standard is Mr. Larry E. Ott, Sr. VP & Chief HR Officer, who is 63 years old. Learn More on Christopher Couch's age.

How do I contact Christopher Couch?

The corporate mailing address for Mr. Couch and other Cooper-Standard executives is 40300 TRADITIONS DRIVE, NORTHVILLE MI, 48168. Cooper-Standard can also be reached via phone at (248) 596-5900 and via email at [email protected] Learn More on Christopher Couch's contact information.

Has Christopher Couch been buying or selling shares of Cooper-Standard?

Christopher Couch has not been actively trading shares of Cooper-Standard during the past quarter. Most recently, on Friday, November 5th, Christopher Couch bought 1,500 shares of Cooper-Standard stock. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $21.39 per share, with a total value of $32,085.00. Learn More on Christopher Couch's trading history.

Who are Cooper-Standard's active insiders?

Cooper-Standard's insider roster includes Christopher Couch (Insider), and Stephen Van Oss (Director). Learn More on Cooper-Standard's active insiders.

Are insiders buying or selling shares of Cooper-Standard?

In the last twelve months, Cooper-Standard insiders bought shares 8 times. They purchased a total of 62,150 shares worth more than $657,548.50. The most recent insider tranaction occured on May, 10th when insider Patrick Clark bought 3,000 shares worth more than $16,290.00. Insiders at Cooper-Standard own 5.2 % of the company. Learn More about insider trades at Cooper-Standard.

Information on this page was last updated on 5/10/2022.

Christopher Couch Insider Trading History at Cooper-Standard

Transaction DateBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
11/5/2021Buy1,500$21.39$32,085.00View SEC Filing Icon  
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Cooper-Standard Company Overview

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Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc., through its subsidiary, Cooper-Standard Automotive Inc., designs, manufactures, and sells sealing, fuel and brake delivery, and fluid transfer systems. The company's sealing systems include obstacle detection sensor systems, dynamic seals, variable extrusion systems, static seals, specialty sealing products, encapsulated glasses, stainless steel trims, FlushSeal systems, and textured surfaces with cloth appearance. Its fuel and brake delivery systems comprise chassis and tank fuel lines and bundles, direct injection and port fuel rails, metallic brake lines and bundles, tube coatings, quick connects, low oligomer multi-layer convoluted tubes, and brake jounce lines. The company's fluid transfer systems consist of heater/coolant hoses, turbo charger hoses, quick connects, charged air cooler ducts/assemblies, DPF and SCR emission lines, secondary air hoses, degas tanks, brake and clutch hoses, air intake and charge systems, transmission oil cooling hoses, and multilayer tubing for glycol thermal management. Its products are primarily used in passenger vehicles and light trucks that are manufactured by automotive original equipment manufacturers and replacement markets. The company operates in the United States, Mexico, China, Poland, Canada, Germany, France, and internationally. Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc. was founded in 1960 and is headquartered in Northville, Michigan.
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Today's Range

Now: $11.09
Low: $10.31
High: $11.10

50 Day Range

MA: $5.53
Low: $3.71
High: $10.97

2 Week Range

Now: $11.09
Low: $3.53
High: $28.06


216,333 shs

Average Volume

524,976 shs

Market Capitalization

$189.71 million

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