Kirk Cordill, Managing Director, CEO - BMW Group Financial Services China
September 2, 2010
Kirk Cordill is the Managing Director and CEO of BMW Group Financial Services China. China is currently the fourth largest market globally for the BMW Group and continues to produce remarkable growth. Self-professed as “car crazy,” Kirk has managed to combine his passion for cars and natural financial skills into a profession. He is a results-oriented senior executive with extensive international experience (North America, Europe and Asia) gained at the retailer, national market and corporate headquarter levels.
Prior to his current position, he was instrumental in developing and implementing BMW’s remarketing and used car strategy as the Head of International Remarketing and Used Cars based in Munich, Germany. BMW has implemented a strategy that has set the industry standard for managing lease portfolios and resale values, including the Certified Pre-Owned program. The result has been that BMW has won numerous industry awards as a brand for value retention.
Kirk is a 1992 graduate of Hillsdale College with a major in business administration/ finance and a minor in philosophy. During his studies at Hillsdale, he was president of the Sigma Chi fraternity and also participated in the Oxford University study abroad program. He joined Serra Automotive immediately upon graduation and worked with their management group. He then obtained his MBA, magna cum laude, from the University of Notre Dame in 1996. He has been with BMW since 1996 and is currently the youngest CEO in the BMW Group.