Global Marketing Director
Lead a team of ten sales & marketing professionals in the US and Japan to grow business with Japanese and Korean automakers in North America and Asia.Develop international strategy to unite four regional IAC companies, allowing a unified, singular approach to valued customers (Asian and European) seeking global partners.Serve as board member of a joint venture company in Shanghai, China.
Planned and Organized for Growth Development:
·Co-authored $1B Asian Growth Plan to support strategy development for the region.
·Led creation of IACNA Japan, Ltd. subsidiary and act as Managing Director in Yokohama.
·Successfully introduced IAC (formerly Lear Corp. and Collins & Aikman) as a new global company, allowing participation in global supplier panels and RFQ opportunities.
Demonstrated Growth Results:
·Won $18 million incremental business with Nissan in North America.
·$11 million in high-confidence replacement business pending award.
·Added to supplier panels in North America and China.
·First bid opportunities ever from Renault for China and India