About me

I work with you to solve your business problems and to improve the way you do business. My goal is to be your partner in designing and implementing innovative solutions to your business needs.

My approach is to clearly understand and clarify what you want to see in your organization, then partner with you and your staffs to do the analysis, design, and implementation.

I have over 30 years of experience leading and managing multinational operations, advancing worldwide initiatives, and achieving aggressive growth and cost-cutting objectives. Some of my accomplishments include:

  • Led three multinational businesses through turnaround, achieved business behavior modifications required to sustain progress, increased market share, improved productivity, and significantly increased profitability
  • Led several start-ups throughout Asia, Latin America, Europe, and the USA
  • Implemented global supply-chains operations and achieved significant inventory and product cycle-time reduction
  • Led worldwide implementations of SAP and Oracle ERP projects
  • Implemented worldwide product life-cycle management, which reduced time-to-market and manufacturing costs
  • Supported acquisitions and mergers and led business integrations
  • Conducted training workshops in leadership/management, interpersonal skills, organizational development, entrepreneurship and new business development, self-directed work teams, and project management
  • Provided business coaching to several companies that enabled them to achieve sustainable business growth and profitability
  • Developed business benchmarks or standards to measure progress
  • Developed strategic plans and operating plans

My most recent leadership positions:
  • Founder & CEO, Business Performance Solutions – Portland, OR
  • Senior Vice-President Worldwide Manufacturing Operations -- Tektronix, OR
  • Vice President Worldwide Operations and Customer Services -- Harmonic, CA
  • COO and Executive Vice President Worldwide Business Operations -- iLogistix, CA

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