Carl Smiley

Chief Purchasing & Supply Chain Officer

Carl SmileyCarl Smiley was appointed Chief Purchasing & Supply Chain Officer and a member of the Group Executive Council (GEC) in January 2019.

Previously, Mr. Smiley was Senior Vice President and General Manager for TE Connectivity for the Asia Pacific Region since 2012.

From 2006 – 2011, Mr. Smiley held a number of advancing roles within Magna Steyr including Executive Director, Purchasing – Magna Powertrain / Magna International (Asia Pacific); Vice President, Operations and Purchasing – Magna Powertrain (Asia) and President and Board Member – Magna Steyr (Asia).

Mr. Smiley began his career at General Motors and spent time in quality, purchasing, production management and supplier quality within the U.S., China and Mexico.

He holds a Bachelor of Arts from Alma College (Alma, Michigan) and a Master of Management with a focus on International Business and Finance from Regent University (Virginia Beach, Virginia).

Mr. Smiley was born in Detroit (Michigan, USA).