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Name Confidential
Phone 815-210-9809
Email Click here to email me!
Salary $175K +
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions CFO / VP of Finance
Crane Composites
Joliet, Il
(Manufacturing plastics)

Manager FP&A
Alcoa
Rosement, Il
(Manufacturer Aluminum)

Manager FP&A
Cabot Microelectronics
Aurora, Il
(Semiconductor Materials)

Key Accomplishments * Provided the financial leadership that increased operating profit 60% from $23 to $37 million during a six year period of recovering revenues.

* Strategically led corporate wide continuous improvement initiative, including lean and six sigma projects, saving $5 million annually in manufacturing costs. * Led non-manufacturing continuous improvement initiative saving $2 million in 36 months.

* Identified and implemented restructuring initiatives, reducing headcount, consolidated three manufacturing facilities, and closed distribution centers, resulting in $13 million of annual savings within 12 months.

* Led initiatives to reduce working capital from $12.5 million to $2.5 million.
Education / Skills Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical)
Chartered Accountant (CPA equivalent) - England and Wales
Six Sigma Green
Kaizen Tool Champion

Name John
Phone 847-471-1343
Email Click here to email me!
Salary $175K +
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions VP R&D/CSO
New River Pharma/Shire
Blacksburg, VA
(Pharmaceuticals R&D)

Director, Core R&D
Abbott Laboratories
Abbott Park, IL
(Pharma/Health Care)

Director
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Princeton, NJ
(Pharmaceuticals)

Key Accomplishments Played key roles in several major product launches, Fosinopril, Entecavir, Taxol- 6 months ahead of time. Played critical roles for BMS achieving Best-in-class status for shortening the development time line (18-24 months to 6-8 months)

Built R&D organizations and leadership (hiring, developing people/talent, mentoring, and succession planning), facilitated the building of laboratories at all three places I worked. Starting with a nucleus of 2 people, I have built the dept of 35

Created a strategic outsourcing department at BMS, striking the right balance between internal vs. external development. Discovery process at New River Pharma that resulted in 3 leads for IND filing

A novel way of evaluation and assessment of outside IP and technologies resulted in a valuable acquisition. Introduced reagents stability studies, analytical specifications, performance and acceptance criteria for a globally compliant quality managem
Education / Skills Ph.D Organic Chemistry, IISc, India Post-Doc Research, Yale University, and at Emory University. Patents & Publications
Experience with small molecules and large molecules, Drug delivery, Life Cycle Management, CMC disciplines, formulation
I pick winners; right people, teams and projects. Natural bias for productivity and creativity. international experience
505(b)(2) Regulatory strategies, IND, NDA. DEA controlled substances. Well versed in CAPA related issues and measures

Name Mark
Phone 630-220-9481
Email Click here to email me!
Salary $101K - $125K
State Michigan
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions Production Manager
Huhtamaki
Coleman, MI
(Mfg of Plastic Dinnerware)

Plant Operations Manager
Accutech Films
Elyria, OH
(Mfg Plastic films & bags)

Production Manager
Scholle Packaging
Merced, CA
(Mfg bag-in-box pouches)

Key Accomplishments I develop, evaluate, educate, train, and improve: people, processes, projects, programs, productivity, and profitability.

Proven ability to advance processes utilizing a variety of Lean Manufacturing tools and techniques.

Hands-on Plant and Operational Leader in Safety, Quality, Productivity, Cost and Delivery. Labor, Materials and Equipment Optimization. Continuous Improvement Leadership and Actions through Lean Sigma Methods.

Numerous successful projects involving plant closures and relocations without negatively affecting Safety, Quality, Customer Service, On-Time Delivery, and Employee Morale.
Education / Skills All facets of plastics manufacturing: extrusion, thermoforming, injection molding, converting, recycling, & printing.
Union & non-Union environments. Union avoidance and successful decertification. Multiple shift & 24/7 operations.
Green Belt trained Lean practitioner SMED, TPM, RCCA, DMAIC, Kaizen, Kanban Safety & Environmental SQF AIB & VSP
BS in Business Northern Illinois University Engineering Mgmt Certificate Purdue University Kepner-Tregoe Project Mgm

Name Pete
Phone 630-818-0777
Email Click here to email me!
Salary $101K - $125K
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions Senior Product Line and M
Westell
Aurora, IL
(Telecom equipment MFG)

Technical Sales Executive
AT&T GLOBAL SERVICES
Hoffman Estates, IL
(Phone, Wireless, Internet)

Senior Account Manager
ADC
Eden Prairie, MN
(Telecom equipment MFG)

Key Accomplishments Led cross functional team to develop more than 40 new products including Ethernet, fiber-copper connectivity, outside plant enclosures and cellular backhaul

Exceeded quota by $1.25 million for five state territory within one year. Increased sales $1.6 million for one state territory within 12 months. Achieved 20% year-over-year increase of HDSL equipment sales

Achieved 105% of quota, by focusing on training the customerís new technology in their network. Condensed an existing one-day training course on new HDSL product line to a two-hour course and presented to more than 250 technicians

Awarded 4 U.S. patents for "Remote Error Loopback Identification" system, which is now the standard protocol for repeater communication
Education / Skills NORTH CENTRAL COLLEGE, Naperville, IL B.A.- Business Administration with a Minor in Marketing




Name Michael
Phone 630-235-8304
Email Click here to email me!
Salary Negotiable
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions Managing Principal
IT & Business Advisory Services LLC
Aurora, IL
(IT & Business Consulting)

Global Solutions Director
SAP America, Inc.
Downers Grove, IL
(SAP Solutions & Services)

Key Accomplishments Leader of professional global cross-functional teams totaling +100 business, IT, and consulting professionals with P&L responsibility of $25 - $75 million per year

Cross-disciplined executive with comprehensive Management Consulting, Professional Services, IT, financial, and operations experience in multiple industries

Recognized leader and trusted advisor for IT & SAP related products & services

Leader & Trusted Advisor of multiple concurrent global clients and global delivery teams with 20+ full lifecycle implementations and upgrades of SAP products
Education / Skills BA - University of Illinois-Chicago
SAP product suite knowledge & expertise & MS Office Products
Exceptional knowledge & intuitive skills to bridge the business and IT areas
Create & negotiate PSA's, SOW's, program/project estimates, engagement requirements

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