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Name Confidential
Phone (H) 920-954-8969 (M) 773-960-8725
Email Click here to email me!
Salary Negotiable
State Wisconsin
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions VP/GM
Consolidated Container Company
Atlanta (home based)
(Rigid Plastics)

Dtr, Manufacturing
Alcan Packaging
Chicago, IL
(Flexible Packaging)

Dtr, Operations/HR
Greif (dba Van Leer Packaging Worldwide)
Chicago
(Industrial Packaging)

Key Accomplishments -Grew EBITDA by 43.7% ROS (to 8.9%) through cost control and margin management. -Selected as the Supplier of the Year by numerous customers resulting from developing and maintaining effective customer partnerships

-Directed specific plant turnaround resulting in $2.9M EBITDA swing year over year with no significant capital investment on the same base business through new leadership and employee involvement engaged in continuous improvement.

-Led the turnaround of a $75MM revenue facility from breakeven to >$10M annual plant income within 18 months through the introduction and application of lean manufacturing principles.

-Awarded the "Best Plant" or "Most Improved Plant" for 3 individual plants from a pool of 25+ plants, based on performance to 10 metrics, with 1 plant recognized as the worldwide "Best Plant". -Led the construction of 3 new manufacturing plants.
Education / Skills MBA - Executive Program University of Illinois, Champaign/Urbana 1999
BSBA, High Honors Lewis University 1985
Advanced Management Program Insead and Georgetown Universities


Name Art
Phone 248-613-2191
Email Click here to email me!
Salary Negotiable
State Michigan
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions VP HR and Admin
Energy Conversion Devices, Inc.
Rochester Hills, MI
(Renewable Energy Products)

SVP HR
GKN Sinter Metals, Inc.
Auburn Hills, MI
(Sintered Metals Products)

Director International HR
Hill's Pet Nutrition
Topeka, KS
(Premium Pet Food Products)

Key Accomplishments Lead first ever restructuring of enterpise to achieve first time sustained profitability. Reduced corporate staff by more than 60% while growing profitable solar panel division by more than 300%. Established and harmonized remuneration approach.

Established first ever short and long term incentive plans (cash and equity) for a publicly traded renewable energy business. Worked closely with Compensation Committee to established an effective remuneration strategy and executive pay approach.

Established a new $1B division team and organization for a global automotive and aerospace company. Once established, lead the HR due diligence and integration of more than 20 acquisitions during high growth phase of the division.

Established a first ever international HR function for a highly successful international division, with employees working in more than 20 countries. Developed an effective resolution of many long standing issues for a key expatriate population.
Education / Skills BS- Labor and Industrial Relations Michigan State University
Extensive skills and experience working global HR issues Includes 5 years expat experience in Europe and Asia.
Extensive experience working in both union and non-union environments. Lead many focused activities in both areas.
Extensive experience driving high growth staffing initiatives including establishing a world class selection process.

Name Confidential
Phone 269-823-4791
Email Click here to email me!
Salary Negotiable
State Michigan
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions President
Best Metal Products Company
Grand Rapids, Michigan
(Hydraulic Cylinders)

President
FEMA Corporation
Portage, Michigan
(Hydraulic Servo Valves)

President
Dimplex Thermal Systems
Kalamazoo, MI
(Chillers and Coolers)

Key Accomplishments Effectively managed a turnaround including ERP implementation. Established a strong culture of continuous improvement combined with solid financial results. Implemented an solid engineering based strategy to standardize a custom commodity product.

Managed the 2008 downturn while effectively maintaining a solid profit level and no debt; emerged with growth opportunities. Solid P+L experience including years of double digit growth and profit levels.

Lead a organization with 8 years of 100% on-time deliveries and <100ppm quality levels. During this period, received Supplier of the Year from John Deere AG 3 different years over a decade.

Developed a strategy and implemented a vertical integration of CNC machining. This initiative occurred from 2007-2009. It reached cash flow neutral in just 14 months. A key benefit was increased organizational knowledge of design for machining.
Education / Skills BSME from Clarkson University, MBA from University of Notre Dame Registered licensed Professional Engineer
Experienced in difficult P+L situations including turn-arounds. Managed AP> AR challenges back to solid ratios.
Experienced in inventory management and supplier development. Net working capital reductions and inventory turns.
Well versed in Engineering and technical products. Managed several product development cycles and launches successfully

Name Rex
Phone 847-651-8053
Email Click here to email me!
Salary $101K - $125K
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions Asset Manager
INDECK ENERGY SERVICES, INC
Buffalo Grove, IL
(Electricity & Wood Pellet)

Manager of Business Devel
INDECK ENERGY SERVICES, INC
Buffalo Grove, IL
(Electricity & Wood Pellet)

Manager Earnings Enhance
Edison Mission Marketing
Chicago, IL
(Electricity)

Key Accomplishments Analyzed faulty repair work, and subsequently negotiated and reduced outstanding invoice to contractor by $1.7 million (60%).

Negotiated with the NERC Standards auditor dropping two potential violations at five plants, saving $100,000 in penalties, and proving compliance.

Initiated the development and identified potential wind developer partner for $200 million project, selling 50% for $500,000.

Increased revenue $50 million annually by assisting unit operators to make operating decisions based upon projected contract.
Education / Skills IIT CHICAGO KENT COLLEGE OF LAW Juris Doctor with Honors 1983 ILLINOIS INSTITUE OF TECHNOLOGY BSME
Business analysis
Contract Interpretation and Administration
Technical Research

Name Will
Phone 630-913-0612
Email Click here to email me!
Salary Negotiable
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions Corporate Credit Manager
Termax Corporation
Lake Zurich
(Automotive clips)

Operations Manager
ITW Construction Service & Parts
Elgin,Illinois
(parts,tech info, training)

Treasury Services manager
Paslode division of ITW
Vernon Hills , Illinois
(Tools and Fasteners)

Key Accomplishments •Developed a cash flow forecast model •Reduced bad debt by 98% from 5% annually to 1/10th of 1% •Decreased 60+ days past due by 89% from 4.6% to .5% •Reduced DSO by 10% from 66.9 days to 60 days •Developed and implemented credit policies,

•Achieved a 99%+ fill rate with a 24 hour turn around on all parts orders. •55.6% inventory reduction ($1,050,000) as a vendor managed inventory program was established with major suppliers and ITW tool plants. •68.8% months on hand reduct

•Out of box computer and software conversion without business process modifications. • Led the development of a standalone ITW company, ITW Construction Service & Parts (ICSP)from the tool parts and accessories product line with complete P+L respons

•Created the PCA (Paslode Corrective Action) network that established an internal electronic dashboard used by technical, sales, marketing and quality manufacturing champions that documented quality problems and showed actual resolution steps. •
Education / Skills BS in Marketing, University of Illinois,Chicago
Financial Management, Business Development, Strategic Planning, Quality Process Improvement
Six Sigma Green Belt, Operations Technology, Employee Development, Training Programs, Inventory Control Programs
80/20 Simplification, Bilingual German, Credit Investigation, Statement Analysis, A/R Security Instruments, D&B Analysis

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