With an engineering degree and an M.B.A.,Tom spent the last 20+ years in executive corporate and entrepreneurial leadership roles across several industries including the chemical, paper, pressure-sensitive, printing, and IT industries, with strengths operations, finance, marketing, and sales.Specifically, he has successfully turned around, changed, and built strong organizations in three of these industries utilizing his multi-functional background and competencies of strategic planning, restructuring, sales and share growth, operational improvements, LEAN Six Sigma/5S initiatives, communication and interpersonal skills, innovation, and teambuilding.
The results are clear cut and consistent across all companies:
1)A doubling or tripling of sales due to increased customer satisfaction
2)A shift from losses to net profits - upwards of 15% of sales
3)A doubling of gross margins to 49.1%
4)On-time performance nearly doubling to 96%
5)Production leadtimes cut by 50% or more
6)Productivity increases of 21% to over 100% through award-winning, innovative solutions and re-engineered processes and procedures
Consistent operating methods, leadership style, and integrity have served all employers well through solid P&L's, strong balance sheets, greatly improved cash flows, and most importantly, happy customers and employees.
Core competencies include:
P&L/Balance Sheet/Financial Management
Global, Multi-Site Management (25 countries)
Restructuring & Turnaround
Supply Chain Management
International & Corporate Tax Law