Bill Klein


Oral History Information

Interview Date
Job Title
Director of Global Supply
Company Name
Harman International

Bill Klein began his career at Harman on September 17, 1987 and has played a key role in the creation and logistics of the company’s distribution centers around the world. Bill started off in order entry before becoming a manger, director, and then Vice President of Sales working with the JBL brand. While serving as Director of Global Supply, Bill was able to call on all he had learned from his previous roles within the company and his knowledge not only of the product line but of the needs of each department as it related to parts and products. As a result he helped establish the company’s distribution centers in the United States, Europe and Asia. Bill also gets credit for hiring some of the other long-time employees over the years who make up the Harman family.