We are pleased to announce Jeff Nichols has joined Ricardo Strategic Consulting as vice president. In his new role, Jeff will be overseeing technology incubators, technical due diligence, project prioritization, technology road mapping, open innovation, research investments, lightweight materials, and advanced engineering.
Jeff is an accomplished Senior Executive strategically focused with domestic and international experience. He has proven international business, operations, and engineering acumen, with a diverse foundation of automotive OEM, Tier 1, and private equity interfaces in C-Level capabilities.
He served most recently as Executive Director, Advanced Technology Integration and Global Business Development for American Axle and Manufacturing. Prior to that, he served as Vice President Product Engineering and Business Development for Metaldyne Performance Group/AAM Castings and held the positions of Vice President Sales and Marketing – North America- Magna Powertrain and Director of Business Development Suspension Systems – Magna Cosma for Magna International.
Jeff comes to us from Brighton, Michigan. He graduated from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Science Mechanical Engineering, and then completed the Executive Management Course MBA at the American Management Association in Dearborn Michigan.
Welcome, Jeff Nichols to Ricardo Strategic Consulting!