Jan Starr

GroupeSTAHL Executive Management

Jan Starr

Jan Starr

Chief Operating Officer, GroupeSTAHL North America

In his over ten years with GroupeSTAHL, Jan has held several key management positions. As Chief Operating Officer he is responsible for overseeing the day to day performance of the North American operating units. His duties also include overseeing the company’s internal customer experience program, internal communications, and select customer research.

Prior to joining GroupeSTAHL, Jan worked in advertising—direct marketing for over 30 years in New York and Detroit, most notably as Chief Operating Officer of WPP’s Ford Team Detroit and Executive Vice President Managing Director of Ogilvy & Mather Detroit. He has a breadth of automotive and non-automotive experience including Ford, General Motors, Procter & Gamble, and Kraft General Foods.

He completed his undergraduate and graduate studies at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and Michigan State University respectively.