Intellex Acquires Expert by Big Village

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Expert Details

Automotive, Alternative Fuels, Steel and Aluminum, Petrochemical, Oil & Gas, Wind Power

ID: 727708 Portugal

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Expert is an Engine and Chassis Engineer and holds Experts in Material Sciences and Metallurgy. Expert is an automotive executive with 29+ years of experience in the most relevant professional areas of the industry incl. engineering, R&D+i, quality, manufacturing, purchasing, and logistics, sales, marketing & PR, operations, and general management, gathered with 3 OEMs, 2 Key Tier1s, and 1 large Tier2. Expert's advisory services firm provides strategic support to currently 93 automotive OEMs, Tier1s and Tier2s worldwide.

Expert is currently an Advisor to international financial institutions (Private Equity, Funds, Capital and Risk, Distressed Management, Investment Banks). and Advisor to the Board of Directors at several automotive OEMs & Tier1s. Previously, he served as an Operations Executive at DaimlerChrysler Corporation and CIE Automotive, as the EVP Sales, Marketing & Public Relations for GKN PLC’s Automotive Driveline Division, VP Sales & Marketing and Corporate Customer Director for Delphi Corporation, Senior Engineer for GM, Global Sales & Applications Engineer for IPL/TSI, Vice President Sales and Marketing for Basler Inc. and President for ELB & Partner. Expert has worked across several industries that include automotive, aerospace, electronics, wind power generation, steel/aluminum, shipbuilding and Oil & Gas.

Expert possesses profound theoretical and practical knowledge in the following areas: Sales & Marketing, Operations Research and Process Logistics, Process Technology and Plant/Cell Design (Ergonomic), Optical Physics (especially Image Processing, non contact Laser Doppler Technology and Self Scanning Sensors and Arrays), Mechanical and Metallurgical Engineering, Metal Forming, and Electronics.

Professionally, Expert is a member of European Automotive Executives as well as the European Forgers Forum and the European Metallurgist Association.

Specialties: Due Diligence, Turn-Arounds, change management, mergers and acquisition, MBI and MBO, IPO and Pre-IPO companies, JVs and co-operations worldwide, start-ups, international law, cross-cultural customer relation, corporate identity and core business, complex union negotiation.


Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1998 Degree: Ph.D. Subject: Material Sciences and Metallurgy Institution: RWTH Aachen
Year: 1995 Degree: MBA Subject: International Business Institution: Universidad Simon Bolivar de Caracas and Vanderbilt University

Work History

Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2014 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Strategic Advisor Department:
Advisor to the Board of Directors at several automotive OEMs & Tier1s.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2002 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Partner and CEO Department: General Management
Advisor to international financial institutions (Private Equity, Funds, Capital and Risk, Distressed Management, Investment Banks).
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2001 to 2003 Employer: CIE Automotive Title: Board Director CIE USA Inc., VP/Director Sales & Marketing Department:
Industrial group specialized in supplying components and subassemblies for the automotive market.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1999 to 2002 Employer: GKN Driveline - GKN Automotive Title: EVP Sales & marketing, Global Account Director Department:
Multinational manufacturer of driveline components, all-wheel drive systems and plug-in hybrid systems for the automotive industry.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1995 to 1999 Employer: Delphi Corporation Title: Customer Sales Director Department:
Independent automotive company from 2017 to 2020, when it was acquired by BorgWarner Inc.

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Fields of Expertise

alternative fuel vehicle, automobile battery, automobile engine composite material, automobile manufacturing, automobile noise control, automobile part standardization, automobile reliability testing, automobile safety system, automobile vibration, automotive brake, automotive cable, automotive carburetion, automotive catalysis, automotive catalytic converter, automotive chassis, automotive combustion, automotive emission control, automotive emissions catalyst, automotive engine, automotive engineering, automotive exhaust system, automotive filter, automotive metal, automotive plastic, automotive power train, automotive research and development, automotive safety, automotive scrap metal, automotive seat belt, automotive seat track, automotive sensor, axle, biodegradable oil, biodiesel fuel, diesel engine exhaust, diesel fuel injection, ethanol-fueled automobile, methanol vehicle, power steering hose, solar-powered automobile, car seat, automobile undercoating, automotive textile, automotive quality, automotive emission product, automotive electrical wire, aluminum recycling, automotive instrument panel, automotive interior, automotive paint, automotive bumper, independent suspension, automotive seating, automobile crash test, automotive emission monitoring, automobile air conditioning compressor, aluminum tubing, automotive fuel, automobile radio, automotive lighting system, automotive air-suspension system, automotive cruise control system, active suspension system, brake pad, automotive scrap, automotive electronic equipment, automotive brake material, automobile body, automotive test facility, automotive carpet, automotive power steering system, automotive suspension system, assembly line, automobile vibration analysis, automobile noise, automotive recycling, automobile corrosion, automotive ergonomics, automotive glass, automatic automotive transmission system, automobile driving simulation, automobile experimental driving, automobile driving, automotive engineering design review, automatic control device, compressed natural gas vehicle, automotive regulatory compliance, variable-assist steering, automotive fuel-economy technology, automotive emissions-control technology, automotive diesel engine operation specification, automotive diesel engine emission control specification, advanced vehicle control system, alloy corrosion, automotive transmission system, automatic transmission system, air pollution process, Society of Automotive Engineers, fuel injection, high-performance automotive engine, four-wheel drive, automobile racing, automobile, occupant restraint system, audio equipment, automotive exhaust, automotive ignition system, racing car, brake, automotive wheel, automotive tire, automotive steering system, automotive safety glass, automotive alloy, automotive industry, automotive electrical system, automobile sound system, automatic pilot, automated guided vehicle, automotive antilock braking system, air bag

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