Recent Engagements OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT: Interim operations leader for a personal and infant care products company. developed supply chain team to meet extraordinary demands in high growth environment. Supporting ERP implementation, distribution network optimization, development of demand and production planning activities, logistics and order management. Supported annual growth rate in excess of 40%, while driving costs down
STRATEGIC PLANNING AND EXECUTION: Global manufacturer, consumer durables - Implemented a Seven Point Strategic Plan which included manufacturing policy, sales policy, market objectives, and certain operating guidelines. Realigned the infrastructure and implemented an Action Plan which returned the unit to profitability in 90 days.
SUPPLY CHAIN RISK ANALYSIS AND CONTINGENCY PLANNING: Interim Supply Chain Executive for An importer of consumer goods facing uncertainty and fluctuating trade environment. Successful engagement to implement a real time supply chain visibility program, and create a risk assessment and mitigation program for cross functional application, which minimized supply variability, and established a proactive management perspective.
OPERATIONAL INTEGRATION: U.S. based consumer electronics firm acquired a domestic division of a European conglomerate. Acquisition was a significant product line extension, and required expansion of systems and facilities to serve major retail chains and big box stores. Successful engagement delivered fully integrated operating unit with accretive earnings in ninety days.