Lead Region North America

Seems like the harder we work, the luckier we get.

  • Quickly identifies both strategic and tactical shortfalls and takes appropriate action to address.
  • Leads from the front.
  • Identifies high performance team members and places them in positions to accelerate both the company’s goals and personal goals.

About me:

U.S. based, global focus. High performance leader who has capacity to provide both strategic vision while quickly implementing clear tactical priorities. My primary strength is making decisions with speed and conviction.

Practice Areas:

  • Directing and managing (newly formed) joint ventures
  • 20+ years in global senior management leadership roles (Board director/Board chairman)
  • Restructuring of all functional areas

Operational priorities (ad interim):

  • CEO, Executive V.P., President & G.M.
  • Revenue generation
  • Manage, direct, lead all functional areas, driving expected results

Functional competence and methods:

  • Strategic mergers, synergy based consolidations, joint ventures
  • Transformation, restructuring, top line acceleration, portfolio direction and management
  • Franchise development

Industry Experience:

  • Global Automotive – Tier 1 / Tier 2
  • OEM Lighting
  • Franchise owner
  • Large-sized companies


E-Mail: james.johnson@excelliance.de
Mobil: +1 (704) 898-4433
Twitter: @lavernejr