Title: Commercial Business Development Manager
Company: Metro New York and Long Island, Model 1
Location: Smithtown, New York, United States
John Schuldt, Commercial Business Development Manager at Metro New York and Long Island, Model 1, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in sales administration.
Renowned as an accomplished global sales executive with more than 35 years of experience to his credit, Mr. Schuldt has excelled as a commercial business development manager for Metro New York and Long Island, Model 1 since 2023. Prior to this position, he was active as the executive director for the Thunderbird Independent Alumni Association from 2017 to 2018, the director of global business development with the Overseas Military Sales Group in Woodbury, New York from 2019 to 2021, and the global sales director for Arcimoto in Eugene, Oregon from 2021 to 2023. He began his career with the Ford Motor Company, for which he worked as a sales and marketing manager from 1985 to 2016, the district sales manager for the South Pacific in Tokyo, Japan from 1996 to 1998, a regional sales manager in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania from 2005 to 2012, and both the vice president and chief marketing officer in Seoul, South Korea from 2012 to 2016. During this time, Mr. Schuldt served as the general manger for Bucho with the Mazda Motor Corporation in Tokyo from 2001 to 2004.
Before embarking on his professional path, Mr. Schuldt pursued an education at Bowling Green State University, from which he earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a triple major in international business, international relations and international economics in 1982. He concluded his studies at the Thunderbird School of Global Management, graduating with a master’s degree in international management in 1985. Following these accomplishments, Mr. Schuldt obtained a certificate in executive education from the Ford Strategic Marketing Program at the Duke University Fuqua School of Business in 2001.
Beyond his primary responsibilities, Mr. Schuldt has participated in numerous endeavors within the field. He has been notably affiliated with the American Chamber of Commerce Korea (AMCHAM Korea), for which he was appointed as the chairman of the auto committee from 2014 to 2017 and the president from 2016 to 2017. Likewise, he was elected to the executive council and the advisory board for USO Korea between 2014 and 2017. Recruited as a member of the financial advisory council for the Mayor of Seoul, Korea from 2016 to 2019, Mr. Schuldt further found success as a board member for the Korean American Association and a member of the Fulbright Scholarship Program for the Korean American Education Commission from 2016 to 2017.
Mr. Schuldt has attributed his success to his hard work, which he believes has created his exceptional professional luck. Esteemed as a proficient collaborator who excels at translating technically complex concepts into simple and innovative strategies that grow and maintain revenue and achieve business, financial, and market share objectives while launching and leading global sales and marketing campaigns that drove engagement and sales increases, he was drawn to his career path by his natural skills in sales and marketing, his desire to work for a Fortune 500 company, and the opportunity to live and work overseas. In the coming years, Mr. Schuldt hopes to continue thriving in his present position.
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