David Mayer

Manager, Solution Design and Business Development   

David Mayer is a seasoned technology and solution design manager with nearly two decades of experience in business development, marketing, and sales. David joined Belmont Trading in 2015. Prior to Belmont, David was with Naneva, a software company within the industrial automation space, and The TRIZ Group, a technology innovation consulting firm. David also worked at PHLburg Technologies, specializing in technology transfer projects between the U.S. and Russia, including work with the U.S. Department of Energy. David holds a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Kansas.

Jon LaPere

Senior Sales and Business Development Manager   

Jon LaPere began working with Belmont Trading Company in October 2015 and leads the company’s North American xales efforts, including both outbound sales and procurement. Jon brings over 12 years of sales and business development experience, including former roles as senior sales manager at ReCellular, Inc., in Dexter, Michigan. and distribution manager at Alert Communications in Madison Heights, Michigan. His main interests are in mobile device technologies and finding creative ways to reduce their impact on the environment and wild life. In his spare time, Jon enjoys attending sporting events in his hometown of Detroit and is a wine enthusiast with a Level II WSET Certification.

Ritsuo Arao

Asia Representative/Business Development Manager   

Ritsuo Arao began working with Belmont Trading UK in February 2005, testing and repairing electronic assembly and sub-assembly components for one year. He moved to Hong Kong in 2006, where he supervises IT asset management component recovery; purchasing of material scrap excess and obsolete inventory; refurbishing, sales, and trading of a variety of electronic products; and post-purchase customer support in Asia. Ritsuo holds an Industrial Engineering degree from the Western Institute of Technology and Higher Education (ITESO) at Guadalajara, Mexico. He has spent his professional career with Belmont. He blogs about professional and personal experiences, changes, and challenges that occur in Asia, principally in the fast-paced markets of Hong Kong and China. In his free time, he enjoys numerous indoor and outdoor sports and fitness activities.

Wayne Deer

Director of Operations and Solution Design   

Wayne Deer designs, implements, and manages global operational processes for Belmont’s Mobility Solutions group. He brings more than 20 years of operations leadership experience in mobile device, IT, and consumer electronics asset management, including senior roles at Paragon Communications, Gazelle, and GreenSight Technologies.

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By Daniele Zedda • 18 February


By Daniele Zedda • 18 February

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