Our Leadership Team

Mike Balsei

Chief Executive Officer

Mike Balsei is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of ECI. He is responsible for the strategic direction and operational leadership of the company.

Mr. Balsei has an extensive track record of leading global businesses in the electrical distribution systems industry, with deep experience in the automotive and industrial sectors. 

Prior to joining ECI, Mr. Balsei led the Electrical Business Unit of Lear Corporation, where he played a pivotal role in driving improvements and profitable growth in the division. He managed all aspects of the business globally, which spanned 53 manufacturing plants across 25 countries with more than 65,000 employees. Previously, Mr. Balsei was at Delphi Automotive PLC, now trading as Aptiv PLC, for over 17 years, most recently as President of the Electrical & Electronic Distribution Systems Business Unit where he was responsible for a global team of 110,000 employees across 60 manufacturing and engineering sites in 30 countries.

He started his career at General Motors in 1989 and served in various engineering and managerial roles for over 10 years.

In addition, Mr. Balsei has spent over a decade of his career living and working in a variety of overseas assignments, with the majority of that time in Shanghai, China and Seoul, Korea.

Mr. Balsei holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from The Ohio State University and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Michigan.

A photo of Mike Balsei