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Seasoned International Business Executive with significant experience in Sourcing, Supply Chain Management, Operations and Manufacturing focusing on clients and customers.  Very successful in bridging gaps between customer requirements of delivery, quality and costs of fast moving consumer products. Demonstrated track record of integrity, leadership and results while driving business growth in the US, Latin America and Asia.  Accomplished Team Builder and effective leader of multicultural teams in diverse locales world-wide.

Team Management and Leadership

Recruit, develop and manage high-performance teams that function in a collaborative manner and produce exceptional results. Proven ability to coach and enhance team performance so that members meet and exceed corporate key initiatives. Stake-holder in promoting management philosophythrough collaborative, collective and individual buy-in on initiatives and projects.

Strategic Problem Solving and Innovation

Develop staff meetings inclusive with reporting progress to action items identified as essential to support meeting required deadlines on product implementation and deliveries.  Identify potential product liability issues and provide engineering solutions to resolve product safety or performance liabilities.

Operational Analysis and Performance Enhancement Consulting

Provide operational assessment, evaluation and improvement plans for supplier factories failing to meet delivery dates.  Develop and implement tracking tools to coordinate with supplier factories additional engineering and quality control resources to support on time deliveries.

Project Leadership

Successfully Quarterbacked the growth of Asia Operations Business Unit from $25M in exports to $75M within 1 year. Successfully developed a supplier base for the transfer a total of 49 new products from US manufacturing operations into Chinese manufacturing facilities.

Work experience


Managing Partner

NEO International Inc

International Business Consulting specializing in Turn Key Start up Project Management.

Greenfield start up of Furniture Manufacturing Factory in South East China.Engineering Factory Layout, Production Equipment, Managing Operating System, Hiring and Training Facility Staff.Customer Sales presentations, Product Development and product costing to Customer Base located in USA.


Managing Director Asia

Bush Industries

Country Manager and lead executive in Asia.

P/L responsibility for the Bush Asia Operation located in South East China.Quarterbacked the sourcing of $75M of Furniture previously manufactured in US operations during 12 month time frame resulting in annual savings of $10.3M US.Finding and developing supplier base to support production of Furniture and Furniture components to support US and European operations.Negotiation with suppliers on product development and pricing, quality and delivery requirments to meet customer requirements.


Jun 1980Jul 1981

Electronics Technician

ATES Techincal Institute

BA Business

Westminster College

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Operations Management
P/L responsibility for $50M production facility of furniture and furniture components in Offshore Operation. Implementation of Key Initiatives on production goals through writing and communicating performance initiatives to operations staff of business segment. Developing actual performance metrics, tracking and reporting performance achievements in areas of budget cost control, cost of quality, deliveries and production targets. Writing and presenting quarterly and annual performance evaluations of direct reports. Identification and implementation of Lean Manufacturing improvement initiatives across all departments as company cost reduction and improvement strategy. Hire and train and develop high performance Management Operations Team Members to support facility operations.    
Project Managment
Identifying with Clients Key Initiatives and establishing overall Project Goals for consulting services. Developing and Mapping Project Plans with Tracking Tools to sustain commitments to planning targets. Communication and collaboration with Stakeholders plan status and updates to progress. Developing, reporting and tracking of Project Budget and expenditures. Negotiating contracts with Contractors, Suppliers and Governmental Agencies. Identification of problem areas and making recommendations to deploy resources for resolutions. Providing solutions with sustained results through modification and implementation of procedural guidelines and documents. Identifying and developing organization plan including operational protocol and procedural system for management organization. Hiring, training management organization to sustain operation.