Executive with ability to impact Organization results. experience in driving Growth and Business development in Advance Materials, Alternative Energy ( wind ) and Environmental Services Industries
·A successful executive with 22 years of progressively responsible experience in the Advanced Materials, Environmental and Alternative Energy Industries. Unique combination of business leadership, industrial marketing, Innovation and R&D management. Certified Six Sigma Black Belt. Experienced in global new product development and commercialization. Global Business experience having lived and worked in Asia, Europe and USA.
·Currently, VP & GM Industrial Business Unit and Global Business Development VP at Parkson Corp., P&L accountability for $25Mil revenue.Launched Middle East Office with first sale in 2008.
·In leadership roles, have consistently impacted and delivered business results in diverse industries and applications – ranging across Infrastructure, Alternative Energy, Automotive, and Environmental sectors.
Nov 2007 - Present
VP and GM Industrial Business
°Build the Growth and globalization plans of Parkson and water and waste water co in Ft. Lauderdale FL.
°Profit & Loss accountability for Parkson’s Industrial & Global Businesses. Currently $25 Mil to >$100Mil. In 3 to 5 years.
°Develop and optimize Channel partners. Industries served: Power, Food & Beverage, Dairy & Agricultural, Chemical, and Oil & Gas. Meat & Poultry etc. Launched Business in Middle East. Office opened Oct 2008. Fully Staffed shipped 1st order.
°Currently changing business model tocomprehensive product rationalization and encompass to include equipment, systems and services. Developing Backoffice Engineering in India.
2002 - Oct 2007
Manager Innovation and Commercialization
(JM is a $3Bil. Building materials and engineered Materials Company, with 40 Plants and 8000 employees around the world)
Manager - Innovation & Commercialization- Global Reinforcements and Glass/Polyester Non Woven Products, Frankfurt, Germany & Denver CO ‘04- 07
°Lead a global team of 25 specialists in technical service, innovation and development areas to deliver > $30 Mil., new product sales. Up 100% over ‘03. Product launched in USA and EU. Developed a Program for Thermoplastic Innovations with Labs in Denver and Ohio,
°Develop and execute the business innovation strategy including IP, Technology and product roadmaps
°The Non woven products Team consists of Product/Application developers in Littleton, CO, Ohio, in the US; Berlin, Wertheim and Bobbingen in Germany.
°Put in place a Stage Gate Process to manage Innovation with a goal of >10% of sales from new products.
°Leveraged EU and Asian University/Contract Lab. Network for USA needs in Advanced Polymer and surface chemistry.
°Sourcing and branding from Chinese suppliers.
°Led the commercialization of a $100 Mil., investment in a Greenfield investment in Slovakia, on stream 2005
°Manage JM’s Global Marketing Communications Resources, conducting 2 Major industry shows in Florida and Paris.
Manager-Innovation & Commercialization Europe: Frankfurt, Germany; 02 - 03
°Developed the growth agenda for JM’s portfolio of products that extend from Nonwoven polyester and glass mats to reinforcing glass fibers.
°Led a team of 25 across Europe to deliver innovative products and sustainable growth in sales and profit.
°Developed alliances with Dresden Univ., AKV and Fraunhofer Institutes, Germany, Univ. of Bratislava and Univ. of Milan for joint development Projects. Successfully got approval for EU funded grant for development projects.
°Developed Asia market entry strategy for JM Group and served on Management Committee set up to develop these plans.