Goal-oriented executive and change agent with demonstrated commercial and operational experience across international markets. Reputation as a dynamic leader, dedicated to providing growth-focused direction to ensure staff alignment and development while adhering to company targets and best practices. Track record for creating and implementing sustainable solutions, strategies, and processes that transform operations, expedite growth, reduce costs, and boost profit. Talent for cultivating and enhancing relationships with staff, executives, and stakeholders while promoting consistent communication at all levels.
Established to provide support to engineering companies to define and implement performance improvement solutions. Specific focus on business turnaround, business & process re-engineering, national & international B2B sales, world class manufacturing (lean and CI), new product introduction & management and effective coaching, mentoring and promotion of human capital.
¨ AEG Power Solutions – Alignment of 5 manufacturing and 10 project delivery vehicles into a coordinated activity with corresponding improvement in critical KPI’s whilst reducing inventories by 15% and headcount by 10%.
¨ Eaton Electric – Portfolio development, growth & cost reduction of a medium voltage switchgear global product platform supporting $450M global sales.
¨ AREVA T&D Canada – Turnaround of loss-making unit from -$2M CAD in 2007 to $0.4M CAD in 2009 resulting from the creation and implementation of a new commercial strategy ($16m CAD to $27m CAD Sales), introduction of lean manufacturing & CI, and transition to turnkey project management coupled with improved margin retention.
¨ AREVA T&D UK – Turnaround of a loss-making unit from a forecasted -£2M in 2004 to £1.5M in 2007 through tender accuracy improvements, change management margin retention and the introduction of lean manufacturing with a culture of continuous improvement.
¨ AREVA T&D UK – Achieved business growth from £12M to £22M following implementation of a new commercial strategy, including the introduction of new products to the UK market and market development.
¨ ALL – Effective coaching, mentoring & promotion of colleagues into senior leadership roles.
¨ ERP – introduced 3 successful “hard wired” systems and scoped out to development stage 1 cloud based system.
Happy to stand with you on the burning bridge to establish and execute business transformation plans to improve existing performance and to help create a sustainable future.