Managing Director China,
Datwyler (Suzhou) Cabling Solutions Co., Ltd., Taicang
Xubing Xia (born 1966, American, USA) joined Datwyler Cabling Solutions as Managing Director China in 2015, coming from Nexans where he had been General Manager for energy cable business in China for the past four years and managed the P&L of Nexans China’s energy cable and cable accessories business.
Previously, Xubing Xia was working for General Cable, being the China Country Manager to acquire and integrate a specialty cable business in China as their platform to enter the Chinese market. He profitably built the business which entails 50% aftermarket and 50% direct. He developed direct sales through OEMs, and distribution/agency channels for other projects and aftermarket. He moved up the ranks across many divisions at General Cable in both USA and China.
Xubing Xia started out his career in the USA as a polymer engineer and an environmental manager with United Technologies before moving on to become a product engineer with Prestolite Wire Corporation, which was a part of the Ford Group.
He received an MBA Degree from the University of Texas and holds a Master’s Degree in Chemistry from the University of Houston and a Bachelor of Science Degree from Nanjing University. He is also a certified Six Sigma Black belt holder.