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Name Ed
Phone
Email Click here to email me!
Salary Negotiable
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions DMM/Senior Buyer
Sears Holdings
Hoffman Estates, IL
(Retail)

Director, Merchandise Ops
Sears Holdings
Hoffman Estates, IL
(Retail)

Director, Merch. Strategy
Sears Holdings
Hoffman Estates, IL
(Retail)

Key Accomplishments Managed $450 million Sears lawn and garden business across all channels retail and online, including vendor and product selection, developing and directing sales, marketing, and P&L accountability for multiple product groups. Staff of 9 w/ 4 direct.

Led team managing in-store experience, merchandising, and merchant operations for over 700 Sears Home departments. Collaborated with leadership and cross-functional teams in buying, inventory, operations, visual, store planning & marketing. Staff 3

Led team of nine direct report managers and more than 50 district managers who supported $2.5 billion footwear, home and mattress departments in more than 1,500 Sears and Kmart stores.

Managed merchandising, operations and store customer experience for more than 2,000 Sears and Kmart footwear departments with revenue of more than $1.3 billion. Staff of three.
Education / Skills B.S. Business Administration with Accounting emphasis
Six Sigma Techniques Course provided by Sears Holdings



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 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 William
Phone 773-255-4774
Email Click here to email me!
Salary $126K - $150K
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions Vice President/Manager
Byline Bank
Chicago, IL
(Banking)

Director Managed Services
Arthur J Gallagher & Co
Itasca, IL
(Insurance/Risk Brokerage)

Applications Manager
Sidley Austin LLP
Chicago, IL
(Global Law Firm)

Key Accomplishments Established detailed procedures for all company divisions to deliver data required for OFAC sanction screening utilizing SharePoint minimizing the risk of the company failing audits and risk of government sanctions

Coordinated the consolidation of the firm wide document management system from 17 worldwide locations to a single global data center with disaster recovery capability.

Lead the data synchronization project team to synchronize organizational hierarchy structures between the JDE and Oracle HR systems, including impact analysis, remediation of downstream applications, and communications with impacted departments.

Developed and nurtured partnerships with key business leaders improving communication and trust resulting in IT involvement in early project planning and improved project execution.
Education / Skills Creighton University B.S. Business Administration
ITIL Foundations
Application Maintenance/Support, Vendor Management, Change/Issue/Problem Management


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