Paul K.

Sales executive experienced in LED & electronics manufacturing for Automotive

United States of America
English

Highly skilled, and effective in the following areas: Business Development Manager, Product Development, Program Management, Sales/Marketing, Quality operating systems, and Negotiations. Creative and ...see more

  • Electrical Equipments & Components
  • Automotive
  • Sales
  • C-Level & Leadership

500

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

Experience

Sales Director

Excellence Opto, Inc. (EOI)
3 years
Current position
Mar 2020 - Present
EOI has won various patents and awards for LEDs and laser-related products. EOI produces LED automotive lighting modules, LED components, energy-saving LED traffic lightings, large scal...see more

NAFTA Sales Manager Special Products Group

Valeo
5 years
Sep 2015 - Mar 2020
Responsible for direct sales, and business development for NAFTA region for lighting products.

Sales Manager Special Products

Valeo
1 year
Jan 2015 - Jan 2016
Valeo is a partner to all automakers worldwide and to new actors in mobility, working together to create mobility that is cleaner, safer and smarter through its innovations. Valeo is fo...see more

OEM Key Account Manager

Webasto Thermo & Comfort North America, Inc.
1 year
Jan 2014 - Jan 2015
Market and Sales development of new resistive heater technology. Specifically for Plug in Hybrid Electric Vehicles, and Hybrid Electric Vehicles North America OEM markets.

Sales Director

Sigma International
8 months
Sep 2013 - May 2014
Our mission is making solar energy affordable for consumers, a good quality and competitive price, with a quick, bright, clear and personal advice.

New Business Development/Sales Manager for the Americas

Hamlin Electronics
3 years
Jul 2010 - Sep 2013
Responsible for new business development, strategic planning and execution of product growth for a diverse customer base for the Americas. Managing a large geographic area and sales for...see more

Technical Cost Reduction Specialist

Chrysler Group LLC
4 months
Mar 2010 - Jul 2010
Technical Purchasing/Finance position: Responsible for managing, and facilitation of value analysis, value-engineering workshops. Conduct bench marking exercises, and cost reduction id...see more

Sales Manager

HAMLIN ELECTRONICS EUROPE LIMITED
3 years
Jan 2010 - Jan 2013
Hamlin was acquired by Littelfuse in 2013. Littelfuse is an industrial technology manufacturing company empowering a sustainable, connected, and safer world.

Partion Program Manager

Vehicle Production Group LLC
8 months
Mar 2009 - Nov 2009
Operations position with full P&L responsibility, including the design/engineering of all products within the partition. Partition includes all exterior ornamentation for the vehicle. R...see more

Global Platform New Business Development

Magna International
2 years
Jan 2007 - Jan 2009
• Selected by the President with the objective of expansion of Magna group companies in Asia. Initiated, organized, and managed six Magna operating groups, with associated sales, engin...see more

Magna Decoma Ford Customer Service/Vehicle Personalization Manager

Magna International
2 years
Jan 2005 - Jan 2007
• Managed efforts at 25 manufacturing divisions, with service business totaling over $200 Million. Objectives were to manage commercial issues, contract negotiation and new business de...see more

New Business Development/Senior Account Manager

Magna International Decoma Group
5 years
Jan 2000 - Jan 2005
• Developed, organized and directed new business development strategy for Decoma. Managed new product development teams, including R&D, engineering and manufacturing. Provided the voice...see more

Senior Account Manager

Conix Corporation JV between Magna International and Ford Motor Company
2 years
Jul 1999 - Jan 2001
• Hand picked by Vice President of sales to resolve commercial and performance issues for 4 different programs/teams. Led five product development teams in design, engineering, program/...see more

Director of Sales

Cambridge Industries
2 years
Jan 1997 - Jan 1999
Cambridge Industries Ltd (CIL) is an engineering, design, procurement and construction firm focused on renewable energy projects throughout Africa.

Account Manager

Eagle Picher Industries
10 years
Jan 1987 - Jan 1997
EaglePicher Technologies is a leading producer of batteries and energetic devices. For more than 75 years, we have been serving the mission-critical aerospace, defense, aviation and med...see more

Sales Represenative

GLS Fiberglass
3 years
Jan 1985 - Jan 1988
Sales Represenative at GLS Fiberglass.

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Electrical Equipments & Components
  • Automotive

Role experience

  • Sales
  • C-Level & Leadership