Our client is a subsidiary of a renowned global supplier providing hybrid and electric power drive to automotive industry. Starting up operations in Asia they are now seeking a GM to take full P&L responsibility, Sales and Business Development as well as Operations in HK.
Our client is a subsidiary of a renowned global supplier providing hybrid and electric power drive to automotive industry. Starting up operations in Asia they are now seeking a GM to take full P&L responsibility, Sales and Business Development as well as Operations in HK.

VP, Business Development & Asia Operations

Job level Senior
Work exp Minimum 10 Years
Education Bachelor Degree
Location Hong Kong
Employment type Full Time
Industry Motor Vehicles
Job function Manufacturing > Operations Management
Sales / Business Development / Customer Service > Business Development
Management > General Management
Published On 02/11/2016
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Our client is a subsidiary of a renowned global supplier providing hybrid and electric power drive to automotive industry. Starting up operations in Asia they are now seeking a GM to take full P&L responsibility, Sales and Business Development as well as Operations in HK.

  • First key member in Asia
  • Set up facility, operations & business development
  • Power drive for Electric & Hybrid automotive




Overall responsibilities:

This person is based in Hong Kong, report to the CEO he or she will work directly with the US Executive team to put together the Hong Kong organization to support the business plan expansion. Duties will include hiring of the management team for the operations, building and launching the facility in HK, developing the supply chain along with developing the production and quality systems for the operations to support the anticipated high volume production and subsequently managing the day to day operations including manufacturing, accounting and IT, Human resources, manufacturing engineering, facility management, quality, applications and service engineering, purchasing and logistics…etc.



Sales & business development:

With good knowledge in high voltage power supply technology this person will manage full P&L responsibility including sales and business development in Asia.



Desired Skills and Experience
  • Minimum of 10 years General Management experience in a technical automotive or other industrial production based organization with considerable experience with Western Based companies
  • Strong business, strategy and management skills.
  • Proven ability to create and develop a highly efficient team to execute business objectives
  • China market experience, start-up and launch experience from both team formation and facility launch perspective
  • Strong Leadership skills and high personal drive.
  • Fluent in spoken and written English and Chinese
  • Technical degree with advanced business degree (MBA) preferred
  • Ability to travel for extensive product training in the US along with associated travel in China and to the US post launch.