An “American-Italian”, Arthur Wicker has lived in Italy for well over a decade and has worked most of his career in the automotive industry in Italy and Germany, serving as head of program management and of supply chain management for Lear, one of Fiat’s top Tier-1 suppliers, where he was last Director of Materials & Supply Chain Management for Lear's European Seating Operations. He has also held various executive positions in procurement, both at Volkswagen and Tier-1 level. Fluent in Italian, English, German, and Spanish, Arthur majored in Chemical Engineering at the University of Sonora, has an MBA from the Arizona State University and a Master of International Management from Thunderbird. A resident of the province of Turin, he is an APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional and has received the “Master-Strategic” certification from the European Logistics Association.
Specialties: Supply Chain Management, Program Management, Procurement, Negotiations, Competitive Intelligence