Senior Vice President Germany



  • Lead, shape and grow Group portfolio/product management and business activities in the region
  • Secure a dynamic organization with a successful heritage based on performance, corporate values and culture
  • Develop, Strengthen and execute the regional business plans and strategies in line with Corporate strategies and guidelines
  • Carry out a professional management for all product lines and market segments
  • Provide leadership to top management in the region, foster a long-term orientation and a strong people focus
  • Oversee regional commercial activities; Upgrade sales competencies that have caught up with technical knowledge
  • Develop strong and sustainable business relations within the food & beverage industry
  • Represent Corporate image in the region towards to the local authorities, business share-holders/partners, Top Levels of the customers
  • Work closely with the regional BoD to lead and motivate whole regional organizations to achieve business goals and growth
  • Keep close communication & alignment with group functional leaders/heads (matrix organization) so as to fulfill group procedures as well as to transfer Group knowledge to the region
  • Actively promote and execute Group mission statement (brand, vision, mission and values) & culture
  • Report to German Headquarter by standard routines
  • Perform other duties as assigned


Educational qualification

  • Master degree or above in engineering or business/economics, MBA would be a plus

Working experience

  • 15+ years working experience within the Consumer Goods industry
  • Leadership experience of similar roles such as regional President, CEO Europe, Vice President or Head of Business unit with P&L responsibility in a Consumer Goods business
  • International business acumen, reliable customer contacts in regional market
  • Strong leadership and matrix skills with global view
  • Ability to drive customer strategy forward and to win profitable business in close alignment within the Group
  • Ability to provide strong and pro-active sales and commercial guidance
  • Professional interaction experience for alignment and discussions
  • Strong analytical thinking and strategic mindset
  • Strong (global/regional) networking and coordination/cooperation skills


  • Business & entrepreneurial oriented with focus on utilization of new business opportunities
  • Deeply experienced with regional working culture, mindset and markets
  • Ability to work under pressure due to the nature of automotive business
  • Experienced seniority in dealing with regional and global business process
  • Outstanding communication skills and cooperative leadership style
  • Straight-forward personality with the enthusiasm to grow the business
  • Reliable, stable and high integrity

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    Perry Sunshine
    Director & Head of Global Consumer, Retail & Luxury

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