James Richardson

Vice President - Sales And Commercial Operations at Vestas

James Richardson has a diverse work experience spanning various industries. James has held leadership positions in companies like Vestas, Baker Hughes, GE, and Novartis. At Vestas, they currently serve as the Vice President - Sales and Commercial Operations, overseeing sales growth and profitability for the North American business unit. At Baker Hughes, they held roles as the Senior Director of North American Commercial Operations and the Director of Global Sales, Strategy, and Risk, where they focused on increasing market share and revenue growth. During their time at GE, they served as the Director of Commercial Operations and Senior Project Manager for various departments, including Renewable Energy and Oil Field Equipment. Additionally, they have experience in sales and marketing in the pharmaceutical industry with Novartis. Prior to their corporate career, James served as an officer in the US Army and also gained experience in motorcycle sales and computer repair at Carolina Honda and Best Buy, respectively.

James Richardson's education history includes the following:

- From an unknown start year to 2018, they attended Crotonville Alumni and obtained a degree in Activating Strategy and Culture (ASC).

- In 2009, they completed the Advanced Manager Course at Crotonville Alumni.

- From 1996 to 1999, they attended Benedict College and achieved a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science with Cum Laude honors.

In addition to their academic qualifications, James Richardson also earned the following certifications:

- In July 2009, they obtained Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification from GE.

- In June 2004, they earned the Series 31 certification from FINRA.

- In June 2004, they attained the Series 66 certification from FINRA.

- In June 2004, they acquired the Series 7 certification from FINRA.


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  • Vice President - Sales And Commercial Operations

    June, 2021 - present

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