Automotive Supplier Conference - Sven Hommel
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Sven Hommel is the Vice President of Purchasing, Head of Purchasing – Electronics Division, North and South America at HELLA Corporate Center USA, Inc. Based in Northville, Michigan, Hommel is responsible for all purchasing decisions in North and South America regarding HELLA’s very prominent electronics business.
Hommel started his education with vocational training to be a wholesale dealer. Afterwards he attended university with a concentration on Logistics, Material and Supply Chain Management; Marketing; Controlling / Finance. Afterwards, he started his career as a Product Manager for Hard floorings with Dresing GmbH & Co. KG in Wiedenbrueck, Germany.
at several automotive industry conferences, in the United States, serving as both a keynote speaker and With a strong desire to work for the Automotive Industry, he then went back to school to get his Bachelor of Engineering, while at the same time started looking for a new job in the Automotive sector. With HELLA being such a well-known company in this sector, Hommel focused his efforts to apply for a role within the purchasing department.
Hommel joined HELLA in 2008 as a Material Group Manager EMS, Poti PCBs, Hybrids in the headquarters in Lippstadt, Germany. He has held a variety of progressively increasing leadership positions worldwide, including Purchasing Manager at HELLA Shanghai, China. Being with HELLA for over a decade now, Hommel has continued to grow and innovate the Purchasing organization both regionally and globally.
Hommel holds a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Hamburger Fern-Hochshule University and Diplom in Business from Hochschule für Technik, Wirstschaft und Kultur Leipzig.