PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PEI-Genesis, the world’s fastest assembler of precision connectors, has promoted Peter Austin to General Manager North America and Corporate Senior Vice President, effective immediately. He will continue to report directly to Steven Fisher, PEI-Genesis Chairman and CEO.
“Since joining PEI-Genesis in 2016, Peter has proven to be a valuable leader and an unparalleled strategic thinker in working to move the business forward,” said Fisher. “With his decades of experience in the electronics industry, his innovative thinking, and his ability to lead teams across North America, we have many accomplishments to tout, all directly related to his work.”
In addition to his current responsibilities, in his new General Manager role, Austin will have responsibility for all operations in North America, including the company’s production facilities in South Bend, IN, Chandler, AZ, and Nogales, Mexico. He’ll also have leadership of the company’s North American Sales units.
“My tenure at PEI has been a whirlwind of challenges that the team has tackled with energy and great success,” said Austin. “Looking ahead, I’m even more optimistic as we work as a team around the globe to ensure PEI remains the leader in our space.”
Before joining PEI-Genesis in 2016, Austin was Vice President of Global Sales & Marketing at NXP Semiconductors and prior to that, served as Director of Global Business Management at National Semiconductor where he oversaw the company’s product portfolio, leveraging and maximizing product line revenues through price and margin optimization strategies. He also spent 13 years with Future Electronics in various roles including Director and Worldwide Business Manager, Corporate Product Marketing.
PEI-Genesis is one of the world’s fastest assemblers of precision connectors and cable assemblies. From the largest connector component inventory in the world, they develop engineered solutions that support the military, industrial, medical, aerospace, transportation, and energy sectors worldwide. Headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, PEI-Genesis has production facilities in South Bend, IN; Chandler, AZ; Nogales, MX; Southampton, UK; and Zhuhai, China as well as sales offices throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia. More information may be found at www.peigenesis.com.