Management Team

Rolando J. Guillot Senior Vice President, Operations

Rolando J. Guillot

Interim Chief Executive Officer

Rolando J. Guillot is the Senior Vice President, Operations since March, 2017. Previously Guillot served as Vice President of Mexican Operations, General Manager of Mexican Operations and Plant Manager of STRATTEC de Mexico.

Al H. Hamdan Vice President, Product Management

Al H. Hamdan

Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer

Al H. Hamdan joined STRATTEC in March 2017 and added the responsibility of global sales in October 2019 and is currently Chief Commercial Officer (CCO). Prior to STRATTEC, Hamdan was Vice president of Global Marketing & Product Management for the Industrial Power Tools Division of Apex Tool Group. He also held various leadership roles in General Management, Strategy, Sales & Marketing, and Engineering with Enerpac Tool Group, Pentair Water and Rockwell Automation. Hamdan holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Engineering and a Master of Business Administration (MBA), both from Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He also sits on the Board of Directors of Spaulding Medical in Menominee Falls, Wisconsin.

Dennis Bowe - Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

Dennis P. Bowe

Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

Dennis P. Bowe joined STRATTEC in September 2022 as Vice President, Chief Financial Officer. Prior to STRATTEC, Bowe was the Global Commercial Finance Director for Harley-Davidson Motor Company where he spent 10 years in senior finance roles. Additionally, he worked 13 years in the auto industry for Ford Motor Company and Mazda Motor Company in the areas of Mergers & Acquisitions, Product Development and Marketing & Sales. 

Bowe holds an MBA from Columbia Business School and a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Business from Hillsdale College. He also sits on the Board of Directors of Broadscope Disability Services in Greenfield, Wisconsin. 


Richard P. Messina Vice President Of Global Sales And Access Control Products

Richard P. Messina

Vice President, Chief Technology Officer 

Richard P. Messina is the Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at STRATTEC since June, 2023. Previously, Rich held combined leadership positions of VP of Global Engineering and Purchasing since October, 2019 and was VP of STRATTEC's Global Sales and Access Control Products Engineering since August, 2013. He is a member of the management team of Vehicle Access Systems Technology LLC (VAST), a joint venture entered into by STRATTEC with two partners, since August, 2013. He first joined STRATTEC in 2008 as the Vice President of STRATTEC Power Access when STRATTEC and WITTE jointly acquired the Power Products group from Delphi Automotive Systems. Prior to STRATTEC, Messina was the Chief Engineer of Delphi Power Products and held several leadership roles within Delphi. Messina holds an MBA from Oakland University and Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Kettering University (formerly GMI Engineering & Management Institute).