Here you will find the bios of Lenovo MBG/Motorola Mobility's executive leadership team.
Sergio was appointed Lenovo MBG co-president and Motorola chairman and president in February 2018. In this role, Sergio leads all facets of Lenovo’s Mobile business, including R&D, product, sales, strategy, and supply chain, across global markets, excluding China. As a 20-year veteran of Motorola, Sergio has held various leadership roles within the Company. Most recently, he was the senior vice president and general manager for MBG Latin America, responsible for the business strategy for all operations in the region. Under Sergio’s leadership, the Company has seen significant market growth in Brazil, Chile, Mexico, Argentina, Colombia and Peru, reaching the #2 position in market share across the region. Previously, Sergio led the Mobile Devices business for Latin America, and spent two years in Mexico City as the regional sales director for América Móvil. Before that, he spent three years in the U.S. leading the Strategic Planning and Companion Products businesses for the Americas region. Sergio previously held leadership positions at IBM and Booz Allen Hamilton. Sergio holds an MBA from the University of Chicago, a postgraduate degree from the Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV), and bachelor’s in Engineering from the University of São Paulo’s Escola Politécnica.
VP of Global Product Development
Motorola Mobility & Lenovo Mobile Business Group (MBG)
Shakil leads Global Product Development for Motorola Mobility and Lenovo MBG, including: Product Design, System & Product Architecture, Component Technologies and Global Product Integration & Test. Shakil is a 21-year veteran of Motorola, as an engineer and then as lead in multiple Product Development and Architecture teams. He currently leads all Motorola product line development (moto z, x, g, e, k and moto mods) including the moto z3 – the world’s first 5G upgradable phone. Prior to this, Shakil led Motorola’s Platform Planning and System Architecture teams, which developed multiple platform architectures including: RF, Power Management, Baseband Modems, Applications Processors, Displays, Cameras, Bluetooth, WLAN, and GPS. He holds 8 patents issued with 2 pending, and received his BSEE degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago and an MSEE degree from National Technological University. Shakil is based in Chicago.
Vice President & General Manager
Europe & Global Telco Accounts
Lenovo Mobile Business Group
Antony is responsible for the sales and marketing of Motorola smartphones across Europe and Global Telco Accounts. His focus includes driving our business strategy for sales activities and leading customer relationships. Antony joined Lenovo from Sony Mobile Communications where he held various positions since 2007, the last one being Vice President EMEA and Head of Global Consumer Units. Before that, he spent 14 years with Wrigley/Mars in various roles, such as Regional Managing Director South Europe. Antony started his career with HP as part of the Automated System Applications Sales team. Antony is based in London.
Vice President, Global Product Leader
Lenovo Mobile Business Group (MBG)
Dan joined Lenovo in July 2016 to lead all product functions for the Mobile Business Group, including both Lenovo and Motorola Global Product Development teams, Software Engineering, Consumer Experience Design, Portfolio Planning, Product Management and Program Management. Before coming to Lenovo, Dan was the CMO and VP of Global Marketing, Design, and Products at TCL Communication. His extensive background in driving product success is complimented by his past experience working with Motorola when he was the VP of Mass Market Portfolio based in China from 2010-2012. Dan's experience also includes strategic roles at Philips Mobile Phones, Altran Technology and France Telecom. He holds an engineering degree from the Institute Superieure d'Electricite de Paris and a master's in advanced computer science from the Ecole Superieure d'Electricite. Dan Dery is based in Chicago.
Vice President, Business Operations, Lenovo MBG and Motorola Mobility
Grant joined the Lenovo Mobile Business Group (MBG) in 2014 through the Motorola Mobility acquisition. He oversees demand and supply, inventory, and life cycle management, and is the central point of contact for all supply chain-related activities for MBG. Grant has worked in supply chain for 20 years, including ramping the first Motorola Android smartphone and launching multiple global manufacturing facilities. He is also a patent holder in Supplier Sales & Operations Planning. Prior to joining Lenovo in 2014, Grant held a variety of leadership positions at Del Monte Foods, Continental AG, and Motorola. Grant holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Management and an MBA from Northern Illinois University. He is based in Chicago.
Vice President & General Manager, North America
Lenovo Mobile Business Group and Motorola
Rudi leads the company’s relationships with wireless operators and retailers in North America. He brings 15 years of experience working in sales, marketing operations, and technology positions across high-tech, consumer goods and telecom industries, including Google, America Movil (AMX), Kirin, Nokia, IBM, and EMC Corporation. Prior to joining Motorola, Rudi served as Chief Operations Officer for Claro Brazil, a mobile network operator with over 60 million wireless subscribers. He earned a degree in Electronic Engineering from FAAP in Brazil and has an MBA from FDC/Kellogg, having complemented his education at the London Business School. Rudi is based in Chicago.
Strategy and Sales Operations Leader, Chief Transformation Officer
Lenovo Mobile Business Group (MBG)
Francois is Lenovo's Chief Transformation Officer for the Mobile Business Group and also leads Strategy and Sales Operations for Mobile. In this role, Francois is responsible for developing and maintaining Lenovo’s Mobile strategy, and leading Sales Operations globally. He also oversees our overall Mobile transformation, focused on reshaping the business globally and end to end across all business units and teams to achieve our strategic imperatives. Francois joined Lenovo in 2012 as Vice President of Corporate Strategy, where he focused on Lenovo's global growth strategy and strategic initiatives, including the acquisition of Motorola Mobility & IBM’s System X division. Prior to joining Lenovo, Francois held various strategic positions at Intel, Dell and McKinsey & Co. He holds an MBA from Duke University and Honors Commerce degree from Queen’s University (Canada). Francois is based in Morrisville, NC.
Vice President, Human Resources Lenovo Mobile Business Group (MBG)
Alice leads the HR partner team to support the Mobile Business Group. In recent years, she led HR activities related to Lenovo’s acquisition of Motorola, including organizational changes and integration. Prior to MBG, Alice held HR leadership roles with Lenovo’s PC Product Group, Corporate Research & Technology, Finance, IT/BT, and Service. Her experience at Lenovo also includes Investor Relations and Marketing. Alice was actively involved in Lenovo’s IPO on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, the acquisition of IBM’s PC business, and Lenovo’s Olympic global sponsorship from 2004 to 2008. She holds an MBA from the Kellogg Business School of Northwestern University and received her bachelor’s degree from Beijing University. Alice is based in Beijing.
Executive Director and Asia Pacific
Leader Lenovo Mobile Business Group and Motorola
Shashank is responsible for Lenovo and Motorola’s smartphone business across the Asia Pacific region, which includes India, Indonesia, Japan, Australia and New Zealand. He oversees the region’s business strategy, sales, operations, marketing and customer relationships. Prior to this role, Shashank managed the business operations and transformation of MBG’s global product organization. He was also the leader of Lenovo Middle East & Africa’s (MEA) smartphone business for three years, launching and driving sales of mobile devices in the region. Shashank has over 23 years of IT and mobile industry experience in sales, product management and operations. His credentials include holding several sales leadership positions at ACER for various countries in MEA. Shashank holds a Metallurgical Engineering degree from The National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli, and a Masters in Management from MIP, Milan.
Chief Financial Officer
Sanjay oversees global financial activities for Motorola Mobility. Over his 18-year career with Motorola, Sanjay has held various executive and management roles in Finance and Operations in Mobility and Infrastructure businesses, gaining extensive experience across international markets including Asia Pacific, Middle East, Africa, and Central/Eastern Europe. Prior to becoming CFO, Sanjay led Motorola’s Global Go-to-Market Finance and Sales Operations team, driving quarter-over-quarter growth and performance by implementing leading practices and governance processes across the organization. Sanjay previously held leadership positions in China, India, Singapore, and Indonesia before moving to the US. Sanjay is a professionally qualified Chartered Accountant and Cost and Management Accountant. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Commerce (Honors) from Delhi University.
Vice President, Global Software Engineering Leader
Motorola Mobility and Lenovo Mobile Business Group (MBG)
Dave leads all Software Engineering for the Mobile Business Group, including all Software Platforms, Android OS Integration, Moto Experiences and Customizations, Software Integration and Validation, and Cloud Services and Analytics. He has more than 30 years of experience working at Motorola and has developed software for products used in the mobile industry ranging from cellular network equipment to mobile handsets and smartphones. His legacy includes leading software development for iconic devices such as the StarTAC and RAZR, and has been an integral leader in our smartphone development teams for the last 7 years including the Moto Z and Moto Mods products. Dave holds a bachelor's degree in Computer Science from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and a master's degree in Management from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University. Dave is based in Chicago.
Mobile Business Group and
Motorola Mobility Quality Leader
Xiaohui Ding leads the Mobile Business Group (Motorola) Quality team worldwide. In this role, Xiaohui oversees implementation of end-to-end quality management and control across the entire Mobile organization - from product to supply chain - to achieve best-in-class quality and customer satisfaction. Prior to his current role, Xiaohui served as Motorola’s global procurement engineering leader. Since starting his career at Lenovo in 1999, Xiaohui has held several leadership roles, including leading the Lenovo Laptop Quality team, and managing Lenovo Supply Chain, where he was responsible for worldwide manufacturing quality, procurement engineering and NPI. Xiaohui received his Bachelor of Mechanical Manufacturing and Engineering from HIT (Harbin Institute of Technology). He is based in Beijing.