Vice President, Marketing

Saenger Associates - Southern California, CA

The executive recruiting firm Saenger Associates has been retained to conduct a confidential search for a Vice President Marketing for our client, a pioneering global embedded systems designer and manufacturer, supplying military and space customers, including all the Primes.The Vice President Marketing will report directly to the CEO and have global responsibility.


  • Collaborate with corporate leadership and peers to create and maintain the company’s global presence as a world-class industry leader
  • Create a data-driven, metric-based, product management organization to oversee and manage the product lifecycle for a portfolio of embedded systems products
  • Define, develop and manage relevant marketing/marcom programs, aligning the right tools to speak to the company’s customer audience
  • Measure overall effectiveness and impact through KPIs, data, and defined objectives to deliver on corporate revenue, market share and profitability goals
  • Establish, manage and mentor a global product management and MARCOM team
  • Be ready and willing to share responsibilities with the global Chief Technology Officer


  • Extensive technical knowledge of embedded systems/power electronics; experience as a CTO beneficial
  • Quantitative thinker, KPI-oriented and metrics-driven
  • Strong background in aerospace, defense, and/or space industries, $100M+ revenue size company or BU
  • Experience developing competitive product roadmaps and innovative global marketing/marcom strategies that have resulted in exponential revenue, profit and market share growth
  • Success developing, managing and mentoring a global professional staff
  • Able to travel domestically and internationally as needed
  • Electrical Engineering degree, MBA preferred


Competitive base salary, target bonus, and equity

We welcome your interest, suggestions or referrals.

For consideration, please email your resume in strictest confidence, to 

Posted On: Wednesday, February 19, 2020

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