GlobalAutoIndustry.com’s latest Audio Interview “Identifying and Qualifying Suppliers in Mexico: What Has Changed” features Mark Plum and Bernd Schmitt. Mr. Plum is Director, and Mr. Schmitt is Senior Consultant and Automotive Specialist, both with East West Associates. Before joining EWA, Mr. Plum held a variety of senior level positions with USA multinational corporations, with his last position as President of Briggs & Stratton Asia, based in Shanghai, China for 11 years. His experience includes having set-up and headed manufacturing operations in China, Mexico, Vietnam, Thailand, and other global locations. Mr. Schmitt, like Mr. Plum has significant experience, including setting up and heading up manufacturing operations in Mexico, as well as purchasing responsibilities for a number of international automotive supplier operations. Both Mr. Plum’s and Mr. Schmitt’s complete backgrounds are listed on the Interview’s website page.
In the 15-minute Audio Interview, Mr. Plum and Mr. Schmitt discuss these questions: