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Mr. Buzgar brings more than 30 years of experience in the Automotive and Lighting industries.
Prior to his current role, Mr. Buzgar served as General Manager of Automotive Lamps within Philips Automotive Lighting—a business group of Royal Philips dedicated to providing best-in-class lighting solutions in the Automotive Aftermarket and Original Equipment Manufacturer and Supplier markets (OEM, OES).
Previously, Mr. Buzgar was the Head of Operations for HID, a global business unit of Philips Lighting. He was located in Shanghai, China. He joined Royal Philips in 1995.
In earlier roles, Mr. Buzgar served as General Manager of Philips Automotive Playback Modules Europe, a Philips company that designed and manufactured navigation systems for the car industry. He also held the position of General Manager Tubular Lighting, a Philips company that designs and manufactures fluorescent lighting solutions.
Throughout his career, Mr. Buzgar worked and lived in South Africa, Asia, Europe and the US. His professional career covered the areas of Product Development, Head of Large Global Operations and General Management.
A South African and Romanian citizen, Mr. Buzgar holds an MSc in Electrical Engineering from the Polytechnic Institute of Timisoara Romania.