A transformational business executive with a track record of maximizing sales, profits, market share and stakeholder value
Experienced in P&L responsible positions is preceded by accomplishments in increasingly responsible operations and consulting positions, here and abroad.
All the skills one would expect in a successful business leader including sales, marketing, key account management, product development, engineering and manufacturing. Knowledgeable in TQM, ISO 9002, Kaizen and other modern methodologies to maximize productivity and quality. More important, a proven ability to apply these principles in the real world.
Most recently, as President and COO turned around and positioned Keys of Dallas Texas, as a viable and sustainable entity for the future. Prior to Keys, grew and sold Hetworth Corporation, an organization that was on the brink of bankruptcy when I joined it as President and CEO. Earlier, played a lead role in diversifying and increasing the sales and profits of Philip Services Corporation (PSC), a multifaceted outsourcing, management consulting and productivity improvement company. My career began in manufacturing where I rose to senior operations posts with Ford and Chrysler. Also served as a trainer and change management specialist at a 2,000-employee Ford truck plant.
To summarize, after rescuing Keys and Hetworth from imminent demise, my key focus is to develop sustainable firms to capture maximum market value. Earlier, led Philips’ newest business unit to a net operating income of 12% and ROI of 33.6%. Also achieved 300% growth over 6 years as leader of PSC’s International Operations, and played a lead role in launching a Chrysler minivan plant in Austria
I hold an MBA from Queens University and have completed many technical and management courses. Others have cited my ability to get things done quickly and site natural leadership traits as being important elements of success. I easily win the confidence of others and am especially effective in crisis situations. I have published magazine articles on business expansion, and have given speeches and workshops on many topics relating to manufacturing, procurement and supply chain topics.