President and CEO


Julie A. Fream

Phone: 248.430.5963



Julie was named president and CEO of the Original Equipment Suppliers Association (OESA) in September 2013. She has a 30+ year career in the automotive industry with roles in engineering, manufacturing and sales at GM; program management and marketing at Ford.; strategic planning, sales and marketing, and business development at TRW, Inc.; and corporate strategy, global communications, sales and marketing at Visteon.

She is a member of the North American Fiat Chrysler Automotive Supplier Council and the Ford Supplier Council representing the interests of the automotive supplier community.

In 2016, Fream was recognized by Crain’s Detroit Business as one of “Michigan’s Most Influential Women.” In 2015, she was listed as one of the “100 Leading Women in the Automotive Industry” by the Automotive News.  She serves on the boards of Beaumont Health and Michigan Technological University.

Fream holds a bachelor of science in chemical engineering from Michigan Technological University and an MBA from the Harvard Business School.