General Motors GCM EMS Regional Manager
Jan developed his business acumen early through his MBA studies in Germany and the Netherlands. He started his Automotive career as part of the Regional Sourcing Office at Volkswagen Group of America in 2008, supporting the launch activities of VW's new Tennessee facility in Chattanooga. In 2011 Jan joined General Motors' Chassis Purchasing team at its Vehicle Engineering Center in Warren, Michigan. During his time in Chassis he was the owner of several strategic activities in the Tires and Wheels team before leading the Chassis team as the Business Planner to the Purchasing Executive. After a brief assignment at General Motors' Opel division in Germany, Jan was selected as the head of the Direct Purchasing team at General Motors GPS Torino in summer of 2017.
Jan’s responsibilities include the Advanced Technology Purchasing, building a link between GM's global innovation activities and the European mobility market.