DIAMOND BAR, CA — SEMA today announced it will begin recruitment efforts for a new vice president of information technology. The position will oversee the development of SEMA’s eBusiness initiatives including collaborative efforts with other industry trade associations and strategic partners.
Chris Kersting, president and CEO, said adding strength to SEMA staff capabilities will help the association meet the industry’s future needs. “As a trade association working to assist our members, SEMA’s technology initiatives extend beyond our internal IT department. The association is actively participating in external industry initiatives to increase the efficiencies and effectiveness of business technology as used between our member companies.”
SEMA is working with like-minded trade associations and independent councils representing all segments of the automotive aftermarket to develop common technology systems and protocols, best practices and shared technology resources. The goal is to improve efficiency, lower costs and serve the automotive community better, faster and with greater market reach. SEMA’s new VP-IT position will seek to advance the association’s agenda on industry-wide eBusiness initiatives as well as manage its internal IT infrastructure at its various offices.
Candidates should have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree (graduate degree preferred) with 10-15 years of experience in Information Technology or a related discipline; adept in technology and change management; significant experience in managing the IT lifecycle, web development and have process/application experience in a wide range of business disciplines.
Interested parties can send resumes to [email protected] or contact SEMA’s Human Resource Department at 909/396-0289. All inquiries and submissions are considered confidential.
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