At Autosplice, we have a passion for developing and marketing innovative interconnect solutions for our customers globally. We continually strive to be our customers’ first choice in every market that we serve by exceeding commitments, delivering high quality products and demanding operational excellence while pursuing the highest standards of business practices.

Ken Krone, CEO

TEAM

GLOBAL LEADERSHIP

 
Ken Krone

Ken Krone

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER / PRESIDENT

In his 30-year career in the interconnect industry, Ken has managed every area of the business, from marketing and manufacturing to product development and strategic management. He previously served as Vice President of Global Business Development and President, Advanced Connector Solutions Group for Autosplice.

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Jeff Cartwright

Jeff Cartwright

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Prior to joining Autosplice, Jeff served as Chief Financial Officer at Pacific Consolidated Industries, CFO at Anacomp and CFO at New Horizons Worldwide. He has held financial management roles at various companies including SOLA Optical, Borg-Warner Security and Emerson Electric.

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Joseph Chia

Joseph Chia

MANAGING DIRECTOR, AUTOSPLICE ASIA PACIFIC

Mr. Chia has been the General Manager and President of Autosplice Asia responsible for the start-up of Autosplice Dongguan, China in 2004. Since 2010, Joseph has led Autosplice’s Asia Pacific sales team as Vice President of Sales, covering Japan, Korea, China and rest of Asia.

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Takeshi Yoshikawa

Takeshi Yoshikawa

DIRECTOR, JAPAN & KOREA OPERATIONS

Takeshi has spent over 20 years in the electronics component industry. He joined Autosplice in 1999 as Japan finance manager and extended his overall role to Korea operations as business manager of both entities. He is also responsible for finance and administration departments for all of Autosplice Asia.

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Patrick Frank

GENERAL MANAGER, AUTOSPLICE EUROPE

 

Patrick has over 25 years of excellent experiences in the automotive division. There he took over several leadership roles as factory manager, service director and director R&D. Based on his strong quality experience he started at Autosplice as director quality to move to the new IATF standard.

 

 

 

                       +49. 151. 151. 959. 47

 

NORTH AMERICAN SALES TEAM

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Joe Gierut

VP OF SALES & MARKETING

 

Joe has made exceptional contributions in both the R&D and product area, marketing and sales for leaders in connectors industry. He developed, commercialized and rolled out cutting-edge products for the high tech electronics, automotive/transportation, and industrial sensor/control systems sectors.  

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Anthony Marcione

Anthony Marcione

SR. BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

 

Anthony has over 30 years of experience in the PCB connector industry and over 20 years of experience in assisting customers with custom and standard Autosplice products. This includes “designs for manufacture ability” which ultimately results in lower piece pricing and labor costs.  

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Jorge Chavez

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

 

Jorge has over 15 years of experience with strong background in Manufacturing Engineering, Program and Product Management. Jorge also has significant experience supporting his clients’ needs in the electromechanical industry.  

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EUROPEAN SALES TEAM

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Henry Kaufmann

KEY ACCOUNT MANAGER

Country Focus: Europe

 

Since 2000, Henry has gained experience in sales and project management and has worked for key customers such as Robert Bosch, Johnson Controls and Valeo.

 

Due to his excellent education, Henry is skilled in sound knowledge in the fields of metal and composite components, complex assemblies and international experience in project management and product development in the field of stamping and forming. 

 

 

                       +49. 151.121. 055. 85

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Maximilian Rubin

SALES ENGINEER

Country Focus: Europe

 

Before joining Autosplice Maximilian worked as a Process Engineer with a main focus in plastic products. His professional development as a technical engineer qualifies him to advise our Customers comprehensively also for pins and stamped parts.

 

 

                          +49. 174. 694. 77. 13

Thomas Rehm

SALES ENGINEER

Country Focus: Europe

 

Thomas has over 20 years of experience in sales and the realization of customer applications of contact technology in the automotive, sensor, medical technology and building automation sectors, Here he benefits from his very good electro-technical education as well as the use in mechanical engineering and service. He is your responsible sales engineer in the field of pins, terminals, and assembly machines.

Martin Mühr

Martin Mühr

SPLICE TECHNOLOGY KEY ACCOUNT MANAGER 

Country Focus: Europe, Focus in DACH

Martin knows Splice Technology applications inside and out. In 14 years he has worked with so many customers, chances are Martin already knows how to solve your assembly challenge in the best way possible. 

 

NORTH AMERICAN CUSTOMER SERVICE

Belem Pardo

CUSTOMER SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGER

Claudia Lopez

ORDER MANAGEMENT AGENT

Julia Ibañez

ORDER MANAGEMENT AGENT

Lluvia Gaxiola

ORDER MANAGEMENT AGENT

EUROPEAN CUSTOMER SERVICE

Reinhard Graspointner

CUSTOMER SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGER