GHSP adds new marketing director

GRAND HAVEN–GHSP, a supplier in the automotive and appliance industries, announced the hiring of sales and marketing veteran John Major as the company’s first-ever marketing director.

GHSP has restructured its executive management team, adding a chief technology officer, presidents of operations in North American and China, a general counsel, and now, a marketing director, as a catalyst for new market innovations and growth domestically and internationally. Major has more than 20 years of experience leading marketing and communications efforts.

“John is a proven and trusted leader who understands how to link our customers to our strategy,” said Tom Rizzi, GHSP CEO. “I look forward to working with him and our entire leadership team to continue driving the business forward as we pursue the next phase of our evolution as a global supplier.”

Throughout his career, Major has brought strategic and innovative change to companies resulting in significant revenue growth.

“I’m honored to join a company that not only invests in their business, but also in their community and their people,” Major said. “GHSP is a company on the move, and I’m looking forward to helping the team grow in strategic ways in the markets we serve, while continuing to explore and expand into new markets.”

GHSP is a privately-owned company based in Grand Haven that specializes in the design and manufacturing of innovative control systems and technology, primarily for the automobile and high-end appliance industries. Founded in 1924, GHSP has locations in North America, Europe and Asia. GHSP is a portfolio company within JSJ Corp., a firm with global manufacturing, distribution and service businesses that focus on highly technical skills to deliver engineered solutions. Learn more at and

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