David G.

Air Filters | Engineering | Manufacturing | Product Management

English, Italian

Executive Senior Manager, result driven, with a proven record in overtaking challenges, stimulated by opportunities where “learning, changing, coaching and optimising” are key. With a cross functional...see more

  • Consumer Electronics
  • Electrical Equipments & Components
  • Machinery & Equipments


  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice


Director Global Product Management IAF

1 year
Current position
Aug 2021 - Present
Directing and leveraging on a global cross regional team, in charge of: - overall global solutions strategic vision, aligned with the worldwide IAF strategic growth plan - assessing and...see more

Engineering Director IAF EMEA

2 years
Jan 2019 - Jul 2021
Within the Industrial Air Filtration Business Unit, in charge of the the European Engineering and Product Management Team, with special focus on: - Management of Product Portfolio - App...see more

Engineering Director Engine Air Europe

2 years
May 2017 - Jan 2019
Lead the pan European engineering team activities with special focus on: • Product Management: Continuous Improvement activities on catalogue, product benchmarking, strategic fit analys...see more

Head of Purchasing Europe: Strategic Supply Management

4 years
May 2013 - May 2017
Lead of Pan-European purchasing associated with procurement of goods and services for the three European business units (Engine, Industrial and Compressed Air). Within the role scope: -...see more

Engine Purchasing Manager Europe

1 year
Dec 2011 - May 2013
- Responsible for purchasing strategy development and deployment through the pan-European engine division: a) Management of the purchasing activities for 5 manufacturing plants (team of...see more

Commodity Manager Europe

5 months
Jun 2011 - Nov 2011
Within the european purchasing department, manager Europe for commodity purchasings (media, chemicals, plastics and liners), strategy development, lean and continuous improvement. On pa...see more

Automated Inspection Project Manager

Bridgestone Europe
5 years
Jul 2006 - Jun 2011
In charge of the “Automated Inspection” and TPMS Projects with the following tasks: - Defining and coordinating market investigations and business model developments - Supplier/Partner...see more

Cockpit, Interior and Trunk Compartment Leader

Italdesign Giugiaro
2 years
May 2004 - Jun 2006
Main activity related to the development of BMW Mini New Generation in the below fields: - development of the virtual car - geometric integration - digital mock up and package In the de...see more

Reliability & Endurance Laboratory – Four Poster Test Rig Engineer

CSI S.p.a.
1 year
Jun 2002 - Jun 2003
Management of the endurance and Squeak & Rattle tests for automotive clients. Specific activity in conducting of the research in the field of running mode analysis and the road vehicle ...see more


Free Lance
2 years
Jan 2002 - May 2004
- Private teaching to university students in the following subjects: Mathematics, Physics, Science Construction, Structure Mechanics. - Proctor at the British Council, Milan (Italy)

Scene Shifter

3 years
Sep 1999 - Jun 2002
- Scene-shifter at the theatre “Giuditta Pasta” of Saronno (Italy) - Scene-shifter for the “Cool Promotion” agency of Lugano (Switzerland)

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Consumer Electronics
  • Electrical Equipments & Components
  • Machinery & Equipments


  • Cost Management
  • Problem Solving
  • Purchasing
  • Production
  • Assembly
  • Manufacturing Processes
  • Product Development