Jim Weng

Position: Country General Manager at Marelli
Technical University of Denmark (DTU) - MSc Electrical Engineering
INSEAD - General Management

Jim has 20+ years of experience in General Management in China with P&L responsibility. This includes everything from defining the strategy to operational implementation, including acquisition or sale of businesses, set up of new business and train local people, as well as transfer old style manufacturing plants into world-class manufacturing plants. Jim has extensive global sourcing and purquirement expertise, and has managed complex projects, as well as managed multi-functional, international, multi-cultural teams with Chinese/USA/European/Japanese members.

Motivation

In Jim’s earlier professional life, he did receive a lot of help and support from the elder generation engineers and management. Jim wants to help a student by sharing his story – with both successes and failures. He would also love to get a bigger network among young, talented engineering students. Jim prefers helping a mentee with ambitions of going into leadership, especially the leadership in a multinational environment.