VP Automotive Strategy (Global)

Our client is one of the Top Global IT Vendors of PLM software.  They are seeking for a Senior Executive as the VP for formulating the Global Business Development Strategy for the Automotive segment.   


• Manage a team of 8 and report to the Senior VP Automotive Strategy
• Interface with C Level executives and work closely with Engineering, Marketing, Sales, and Product Development teams, etc.
• Determine product development priorities and define product directions and investment priorities
• Work with product groups and technical teams to define technical issues and specific Automotive required solutions
• Develop Marketing Strategies and define Target Markets and Customers with the marketing team to optimize worldwide market growth and expansion
• As a speaker to represent the company in industry events in different countries
• Assist in developing solutions to leverage industry’s best practices to increase customers’ satisfactions
• Develop annual strategic business plan for the Automotive segment
• Recommend actions for country managers, sales, and automotive team across the globe


• Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related discipline
• At least 20 years of experience in Automotive industry with knowledge in Automotive Business and Engineering Process
• Understanding of entire product development cycle in Auto industry
• Solid experience in CAD, CAM, and CAE with exposure to PLM
• Strategic mindset with strong business sense
• Strong interpersonal skills and able to deal with multi-cultures  
• Excellent presentation and communication skills in both verbal and written English
• Willing to travel frequently


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