Vice President, Global Operations
Laird Controls North America
Raja Sodhi is Vice President, Global Operations at Laird Controls North America (LCNA), and has been in this role since joining the company February 2013. Raja is responsible for overseeing all engineering, manufacturing, supply chain, quality and continuous improvement activities for Laird across the company’s two primary manufacturing and distribution sites in Ohio and Germany, as well as distribution and supply chain operations in Canada, Brazil, U.K., South Africa and China.
Raja has over 24 years experience, primarily in the automotive industry with companies such TRW Automotive and Transtar Industries. His background includes general management, manufacturing, operations, planning and business development, and continuous improvement. Raja has a BS in Industrial Engineering degree and is an MBA from Minnesota State University. He is also a certified Lean/Six Sigma Black Belt.