Our Company‎ > ‎Principals‎ > ‎

Andre Gold - Senior Partner

Andre Gold is a senior partner of Manufacturing Resources. He brings over 30 years of general management, manufacturing, quality, information systems and operations management experience in the automotive, commeriial and aerospace industries.

Most recently Mr. Gold was Chief Technical Officer and Industrial Director at Valeo, a global international automotive parts supplier with sales of $10 billion. In this role he was responsible for industrial performance of 125 manufacturing facilities in 27 countries, as well as leading the company's global information systems, delivered quality, project management, and purchasing.  
Mr. Gold pioneered the first large installation of Google Apps cloud computing, the use of high power rectifier electronic technology for automotive application, and selection of specialized electronics for camera, radar and ultra-sound advanced products. He has extensive expertise in Japanese Quality and Industrial methods and real time supply chain technologies.

Positions held by Mr. Gold at Valeo also included having full P&L responsibility for the worldwide Thermal business ($4 billion sales, 41 plants, 17 countries), and he was responsible for integrating a major Asian joint venture Zexel with operations in Japan, China, Thailand and Indonesia.  Previously Mr. Gold served as President of Bendix Atlantic Airbag Inflator company (a joint venture with Allied Signal) until company sold in 1997, and he was Senior Vice President and general manager of TRW Automotive's worldwide Switch and Controls business, where he launched TRWs first Chinese joint venture in 1996. He also managed the VHSIC (Very High Scale Integrated Chip) computer aided design department at TRW's Electronics Systems Group in Redondo Beach, CA, and has been a CAD developer at Honeywell's Mini Computer Division.

Mr Gold earned B. S. in Electronics and Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, class of 1977.