Visteon Appoints Wei Wei as Managing Director for Visteon China
- Wei leads Visteon’s fastest-growing market
- Priority is to deepen customer relationships, drive growth and manage costs in key strategic region
- More than 30 years of experience working for OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers
SHAINGHAI, March 04, 2021 — Visteon Corporation (NASDAQ: VC) today announced Wei Wei is appointed managing director, Visteon China, effective March 1.
Wei leads all aspects of Visteon’s business in China and is responsible for driving further growth, reporting directly to Bob Vallance, senior vice president, customer business groups and marketing. He replaces William Lau, who is appointed vice president, product delivery, in China.
Wei Wei’s deep knowledge of market opportunities in China will further elevate our customer relationships and help move our business forward in this key strategic region. We believe Wei’s leadership will have an important impact on delivering our customer commitments, growing our key talent and successfully managing Visteon China’s financial performance.
Previously, Wei was vice president, Visteon, and general manager, Yanfeng Visteon Automotive Electronics Co., Ltd., a joint venture in China. He has more than 30 years of automotive industry experience, including positions in sales and marketing, strategy planning, manufacturing and program management. Wei began his career at OEMs, later working to develop electrical, electronic and electrification solutions for Tier 1 manufacturers. He had various leadership assignments at multiple global leading Tier 1 suppliers, including positions in sales and marketing and general management.
This is a year of opportunity and significant change both for our company and the automotive industry as a whole. Visteon China will continue delivering fully integrated digital cockpit solutions to OEMs that help them enhance the user experience. We will also provide automakers with technologies that support the growing electric vehicle market and the industry’s need for advanced driver assistance systems.
Today, China is Visteon’s fastest-growing market. The company has had a presence in China for almost 28 years. Visteon China brings advanced technologies and high-quality products to vehicle manufacturers, delivering a rich, safe and convenient driving experience to end users. Visteon China serves the market through joint ventures, including 10 manufacturing facilities, four technology centers and one customer service center.
Visteon is a technology leader in automotive electronics dedicated to creating a more enjoyable, connected and safe driving experience. Our platforms leverage proven, scalable hardware and software solutions that enable the digital, electric and autonomous evolution of our global automotive customers. Visteon products align with key industry trends and include digital instrument clusters, displays, Android-based infotainment systems, domain controllers, advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and battery management systems. The company is headquartered in Van Buren Township, Michigan, and has approximately 10,000 employees at more than 40 facilities in 18 countries. Visteon reported sales of approximately $2.5 billion and booked $4.6 billion of new business in 2020. Learn more at https://www.visteon.com/newsroom.