Simon Lin is the Director of Shared Services of Goodman Manufacturing, a subsidiary of Daikin Industries of Osaka Japan. Daikin Industries is the largest air conditioning manufacturer and producer in the world. Simon oversees over 50 staff members and managers the credit underwriting, collections, accounts receivable, and customer / vendor master of a multi-billion company. Goodman Manufacturing distributes its products via an extensive independent dealer network and 200 plus company owned retail outlets in both the U.S. and Canada.
Simon has over 23 years of management experience working for both Fortune 500 and mid-sized companies. He was born Taiwan, and he has been in the U.S. for over 50 years. He’s multi-lingual with fluency in English, Taiwanese, and Spanish.
Simon graduated from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor cum laude with a Bachelors of Arts. Later, he obtained his Master in Business Administration in finance / international business from the University of Texas in Austin.
Simon has been married for over 27 years. He and his wife have two adult sons and a younger daughter. Their oldest son also works for Goodman.