Nicole Stevenson is the Senior Director of Business Initiatives at Flextronics Automotive reporting to the President of the segment. She leads strategy, M&A, marketing and research for the company’s global automotive business segment. Ms. Stevenson joined Flextronics in June of 2012. Among many of her projects thus far includes outlining an inorganic growth strategy which resulted in a successful $250M+ acquisition in June 2015. She is also actively working with innovation start-up’s and structuring strategic cooperation’s.
Ms. Stevenson began her career in 1998 at AlliedSignal Corporation as an applications engineer. She spent 15 years in a variety of positions at large Tier 1 automotive suppliers with increasing responsibility in engineering, business development, strategy, and marketing. In her most recent role prior to joining Flex, Ms. Stevenson spent 3 years at Meritor (a $4B leading Commercial Truck component supplier) initially as Director of Corporate Strategy then leading the marketing team for the Commercial Truck Business Unit. In this last role, she was responsible for launching the first iPad sales public application in the truck supplier space as well as branding the field sales team (DriveForce), the largest sales and service field team in the commercial truck market.
Ms. Stevenson earned a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Michigan State University and a MBA from Oakland University with a focus in Entrepreneurship.