Advisory Team

Martin Mazza

Automotive

Martin J. Mazza is an accomplished senior automotive industry executive who has progressed through many roles over more than 30 years in the business. He is currently the Senior Vice President of the Tooling Business Unit for The Woodbridge Group, a provider of innovative urethane and bead foam technologies, serving the automotive industry and several other business sectors around the globe. Since its inception in 1978, the company has grown to more than 60 facilities throughout North and South America, Europe and Asia Pacific. 

Martin joined the Woodbridge Group in 1987 as Materials Manager for the Whitby, Ontario plant. He was subsequently appointed Canadian Sales Manager for Moulded Foam in 1990 and assumed responsibility for Japanese customers in 1993. 

In 1995, Martin transferred to Woodbridge’s Troy, Michigan office as Sales Director for the Diversified Sales Business Unit. He was promoted to increasingly senior roles, serving as Vice President of Marketing and Diversified Sales and taking on responsibility for operations in Asia Pacific. 

In 2003, Martin’s responsibilities were expanded to co-chair Product Development, Design and Product Economics in addition to marketing and commercial activities worldwide. In 2008, he became Senior Vice President Marketing & Global Sales before moving into his current role in 2015. 

Martin serves as a Director on several International Woodbridge Joint Venture Boards. He is also an independent Director on two boards in the automotive sector and is a member of the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association (APMA). Martin holds a Bachelors of Arts Degree from Brock University

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