Joest H.

Sales | Business Development | Automotive


► Helping Entrepreneurs and Small and Medium Businesses World Wide, selling premium high performance Automotive and Industrial products. See SPARK* Company. ► Senior sales and business development ma...see more

  • Automotive
  • Digital & Broadcast Media
  • Professional Services


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


Business Development Consultant - Bright Lite Structures

SPARK - Company
2 years
Current position
Nov 2020 - Present

Director of Business Development - DACH & Benelux

Bright Lite Structures, LLC
2 years
Current position
Nov 2020 - Present

Head of Sales and Business Development

Rotobox Wheels
8 months
Sep 2019 - May 2020

Head of Sales - Automotive Aftermarket Seating

RECARO Automotive Seating
1 year
Jul 2018 - Aug 2019
RECARO Automotive Seating has been setting standards in automotive seating for decades. Through retail sales, the company provides end customers with aftermarket seats and motorsports c...see more

Interim Manager - Head of OTR (Off the Road) Accounts

BorgWarner Inc.
7 months
Nov 2017 - Jun 2018
As interim manager, I supported the business unit by leading all commercial activities for BorgWarner Transmission Systems OTR Accounts. KEY AREAS OF SUPPORT: Tier 1│ Tier 2│ Interim│ O...see more

Interim Manager - Head of OTR (Off the Road) Accounts - BorgWarner

SPARK - Company
7 months
Nov 2017 - Jun 2018

Sales & Business Development │ Advisor │ Consultant │ Special projects & interim

SPARK - Company
5 years
Current position
Aug 2017 - Present
Advisor to companies who sell premium performance Automotive and Industrial products. SPARK is an independent business development, sales & marketing company that provides commercial ex...see more

Sales and Marketing Director - KessTech

MEC GmbH - The Motorcycle Equipment Company
1 year
Jan 2016 - Jun 2017
MEC – The Motorcycle Equipment Company was created by the fusion of two iconic brands of the motorcycle equipment industry. MEC operates the brands KessTech (exhausts) and Cult-Werk (ac...see more

Director of Sales and Marketing

Pankl APC Turbosystems
11 months
Dec 2014 - Nov 2015
Pankl-APC Turbosystems is a subsidiary of the Pankl Racing Systems AG. Their core competency lies in the support of the development of advanced turbocharging and air management systems ...see more

Commercial Manager - Car OEM, After-Market and Motorsport

Akrapovic d.d.
2 years
Jun 2012 - Oct 2014
Akrapovic is a manufacturer of high performance titanium exhaust systems for automotive vehicles. As global supplier in motorsport and premium sports vehicles segments their exhausts ar...see more

Self-employed Outdoor Consultant - Mountainbike

GearLimits Media Productions
3 years
Jul 2009 - May 2012
Bike Guide, Tester and Bike Mechanic for GearLimits (NL) and Outdoor Guide (CH). As a freelancer and enthusiastic mountain-biker I contribute to the cycling industry on a regular basis....see more

Sales Manager - BMW

Garrett - Advancing Motion
3 years
Mar 2007 - Nov 2009
Garrett - Advancing Motion is recognised as the maker of Garrett turbochargers for passenger car and commercial diesel applications. Rolle is the worldwide Turbo headquarter. During my ...see more

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Automotive
  • Digital & Broadcast Media
  • Professional Services


  • Marketing
  • B2B
  • Business Planning
  • Customer Relations
  • Customer Acquisition
  • Sales Management
  • International Sales
  • Product Management
  • International Relations
  • Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
  • Technical Sales