About Us

Who We Are

Osirius Group is a globally-experienced and results-driven execution team. We deliver world-class results in global automotive products, processes, engineering, manufacturing and tooling solutions.

We are executors that provide deep global technical automotive industry expertise. We utilize results-driven global experience (25+ years experience/each) to drive implementation. We provide an avenue to “get it done” for our customers. Osirius Group has extensive global and technology reach via world wide offices and talent base. With our Headquarters based in metro Detroit, MI, we are in the midst of the world's largest automotive manufacturing hubs. This location provides us with the proximity to the latest and greatest manufacturing activities as well as an unparalleled network of talented resources.

 

Leadership Team

Timothy D. Smith

PRESIDENT & CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Tim has over 30 years of successful international business experience in the global automotive, technology and defense industries.

He has extensive global program involvement gained working on a variety of programs with General Motors, Chrysler and his own companies.

These programs included responsibility for product, program and business development through a number of executive management positions, including strategic analyst, Business Planning, North American Operations, manager of Business Planning, North American Operations, business manager - Full Size Trucks, director of Business and Capital Planning - Latin America, Africa and Middle East Operations, and, director of Business Evolution and Product Development, e-GM Division. A Formerly Chief Executive Officer for Innovative Body Solutions.

Throughout his career Tim worked in global environments and international business operations. This led him to extensively study the engineering, program management, product development and quality processes of Honda, Nissan and Toyota.
Tim is an honors graduate for the University of Michigan Business School.

Tony Bingham

GLOBAL CHIEF ENGINEER

Tony Bingham is our Global Chief Engineer and leads our internal engineering team. Tony has over 30 years of experience with automotive OEM's and major Tier 1 suppliers.

This includes extensive global program involvement gained working on a variety of programs with Pressed Steel Fisher, British Leyland, General Motors (Cadillac, Pontiac, Buick, Oldsmobile, GMC, Chevrolet and Saturn divisions); Chrysler and Dodge, AISI and Porsche AG. These programs included responsibility for strength, stiffness, NVH, durability and crashworthiness both in CAE and physical test for programs in Europe and the USA.

Responsibilities have included product and process development to common best practices, design development, homologation, tooling development, systems integration and CAE. Formerly Chief Engineer and Senior Vice President of Engineering for Innovative Body Solutions. Responsible for all FMVSS compliance and continuous conformance testing for body and vehicular systems.

As part of the BIW group there are a number of highly experienced engineers supporting Tony which combined represent involvement in excess of 45 programs around the world requiring advanced engineering, concept design and development through to launch.

Robert Mehall

DIRECTOR OF IT, PROCUREMENT, US OPERATIONS

Robert's role is to manage all IT, procurement and US operations activities to ensure that our teams have the tools and resources to complete their project milestone deliverables on time and to target.

Robert was first brought on board at Osirius as the director of virtual reality systems and is now leading the Operations support team. For Operations support, he is responsible for IT, Procurement, HR, business processes, policies and procedures and other core business functions. For VR Systems, he has researched a wide array of VR solutions relative to a patent concept for telepresence. He has also supported IT consulting for clients, providing business process modeling and analysis for a global retailer.

Prior to Osirius, Rob was at EDS for 23 years, starting as a CAD software developer for GM’s Corporate Graphics System. Working closely with GM Design Staff, his group provided custom software for their visualization needs, which paved the way for his movement into advanced visualization and virtual reality solutions. In 1998, Rob took over the leadership of the EDS VR Center in Detroit and managed that team for the next 10 years. Once EDS was purchased by HP, he continued to be a corporate resource for this field and supported accounts across the globe. Leaving HP in 2012, he went to a small VR systems integration services company before joining Osirius Group.

Mr. Mehall is a graduate of Michigan State University with a bachelor's degree in Computer Science.

Dennis Rocheleau

DIRECTOR GLOBAL MANUFACTURING

At Osirius his responsibilities include automotive interior and seating development both from an engineering and manufacturing perspective, global alliances, global strategic development and “best” global pricing practices.

Prior to Osirius, Rocheleau was a principle in LTS, a body shop and specialty manufacturing company. At LTS he was responsible for the complete development of manufacturing equipment and all financing activities. His expertise has been developed through progressive positions in different disciplines since beginning his career in 1978. He has direct experience with mechanical and electrical engineering and manufacturing, automotive body engineering, cost analysis and financial management. He has completed programs In North America, South America, Asia and Europe and has worked directly with most of the large global automotive manufacturers.

Rocheleau attended the University of Western Ontario where his undergraduate studies were Bachelor of Science Scholars Elective and post graduate studies were Masters of Business Administration. Rocheleau also completed an Ontario government-approved apprenticeship.

Diego Raviolo

PROGRAM DIRECTOR EUROPEAN OPERATIONS

Mr. Diego Raviolo has over 20 years of experience in the auto industry.
hired by General Motors in 1993, he was responsible for maintenance at it’s Córdoba plant until 1997. He was asked to be relocated to Rosario to coordinate manufacturing engineering and Worldwide Facilities Group for all shops and sites in Argentina. During those years he was responsible for the successful site expansion from 20jph to 30jph without any major plant shutdown.

In 2005 he was part of the worldwide team in charge of the General Assembly Global standards definition for global product platforms. He left GM in 2009. Since 2009, he was project manager responsible for new product implementations in GM, Renault, Ford, Toyota, Mefro Wheels, Johnson Controls, Caterpillar and ABB.

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