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Ruth Jacks Named Data and Transformation Leader for Wells Fargo Commercial Banking
A certified Lean and Six Sigma Master Black Belt, Jacks taught and applied transformational change management methodologies at Ivy League university healthcare systems like Cornell and Yale.
GE Power Elevates Pramath Nath as CHRO
He’s a certified trainer and a certified Six Sigma Black Bel
SageLife Names New CFO, Community Relations Director
“Not just a numbers person, [John Watson] will be fully integrated into our business, driving operations through the lens of financial results and influencing near and long-term strategic planning.”
Clarksville-Montgomery County School System Selects Chris Reneau as CFO
He also has served as a director of quality, senior quality engineer, quality and Lean manager, and industrialization engineer
CMTC Helps Machine Shop Improve Operations with Lean Training
As a result, RKL Technologies estimates cost savings of $100,000 over a 12-month period, enabling investments of $5,000 in new products and processes and $10,000 in plant and equipment improvements.
Former Toyota Executive Bryant Sanders Joins the Lean Enterprise Institute
Sanders will have responsibility for working with companies in LEI’s Co-Learning Partners program and for supporting the technical content development of LEI’s online and in-person training curriculum.
Sociology Professor Darina Lepadatu Earns International Book Award
Lepadatu and Tom Janoski’s book was awarded the 2021 Best Book Award by the International Lean Six Sigma Institute in Cambridge, UK.
Maui Health Announces New COO Wade Ebersole
“Wade brings extensive experience as a collaborative, engaging health care executive helping complex, integrated health care organizations reach their full potential in patient experience, clinical outcomes, operational efficiency, and financial stability,” according to a spokesperson with Maui Health.
Michael Dyson Named Chief Operating Officer at Mikel
He is a leader in Lean manufacturing and throughout his career, he has designed, implemented and managed cost-effective sourcing and procurement to ensure operational excellence and profitability throughout the organizations he served.
Kwik Lok Names New Director of Global Supply Chain
“We are excited to have Maggie [Brown] join our team in this role. Her experience in procurement, process improvement, and building functional teams will help us build a center of excellence at Kwik Lok,” said Jeff Scott, chief operating officer.
Rhonda Fenner Joins AmeriLife as Senior Vice President, Operations Transformation
Fenner will collaborate with AmeriLife’s TPA and Agent Services functions to identify and implement core process improvements and enhance the points where people, processes and technologies intersect.
iSun, Inc. Appoints Former Head of Adani Solar USA to President of Utility-Scale Division
Daniel Dus is a certified solar designer, holds an MBA from Drexel University, is a Stanford-certified project manager and Villanova-certified Six Sigma Master Lean Black Belt.
Universal Douglas Lighting Americas Appoints New Vice President of Sales Projects
He is a Six Sigma Master Black Belt and Lean leader instructor.
ASAE Picks New President & CEO
Michelle Mason is a Certified Association Executive (CAE), Six Sigma Champion and a Certified Quality Improvement Associate (CQIA).
Archimedis Appoints Wing Commander Sunil Kumar Singh as Operations Head
Wg Cdr Sunil has an M. Tech in Microelectronics from IIT, Bombay and an Executive General Management certificate from IIM, Lucknow. He is also a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt.
Prospera Announces New Chief Financial Officer
Prior to MANTL, Matthew Kenna lead the manufacturing department for Al-Khorahev in Saudia Arabia where he applied his Black Belt certification in Lean management to reduce inventory and staffing while tripling production capacities and taking build times from 109 days to 9 days.
Westerville Hires New Economic Development Director
Rachel Ray has earned the American Society for Quality (ASQ) certification, is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt and is a member of the International Economic Development Council (IEDC).
GMIS2021 to Explore Ways to Transform Manufacturing
GE will collaborate with the UAE-based Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit (GMIS) to support manufacturers in deploying digitisation, Lean processes and safety protocols.
NextPhase Medical Devices Acquires Proven Process Medical Devices
“Joining NextPhase will give our customers access to a world-class, Lean-focused organization with manufacturing capacity and scale.”
SIMCO Recognized by Frost & Sullivan for Its Calibration & Repair Leadership
“SIMCO has Lean Six Sigma–trained personnel throughout the company who drive continual improvement and assist customers in making their programs leaner.”
Riveros Promoted to Senior VP Post at PAC Worldwide
“Throughout her time with PAC, Misha has totally immersed herself into the manufacturing process, finding innovative ways to drive process improvements that increase efficiencies and value for our customers.”
Raymond Recognized as Manufacturing Leadership Awards 2021 Winner
The National Association of Manufacturers Manufacturing Leadership Council selected Raymond’s Greene facility as a winner for its ongoing culture of continuous improvement, which focuses on warehouse optimization and improved performance.
Frederic Noel Appointed Chief Operating Officer at Lindal Group
Noel will supervise all operational activities of the manufacturer and marketer, including manufacturing, quality and supply chain.
Vodafone Idea Appoints Reema Jain as Chief Digital Officer
Jain has a bachelor’s degree in Electronics Engineering from Nagpur University and is a qualified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt.
Radix Engineering Hires Program Director for Pulp and Paper Solutions
Elliott L. Bell is Six Sigma Black Belt–certified and trained in Lean methodology, four-step problem-solving techniques and centrelining.
enCompass Labor Management Software Solution Available on Microsoft AppSource
enVista’s labor management practice improves labor productivity through system selection and implementation, development of engineered labor standards, and supervisor and end user training. enVista’s additional workforce management services include incentive-based pay consulting and implementation, Lean and operational assessments, distribution center optimization, Lean Six Sigma training and more.
Gazette Adds Health and Safety Director
Gus Rivera said he’d be pursuing a Lean manufacturing process at The Gazette. “I believe that when you implement a Lean process it also goes hand-in-hand with safety,” he said.
NY MEP Recovery Initiative Offers Nearly $1M in Project Funding for Manufacturers
MTEC and its partners will help identify ways to improve operations as well as opportunities to introduce new technologies or processes. The program’s areas of focus are Lean manufacturing, cybersecurity, quality, and engineering.
Mind Springs Health Honored with National Recognition
Through a Lean Six Sigma program, Mind Springs personnel were challenged to find a way to reduce wait times from six weeks to one week or less.
New Senior Director for Client Delivery Joins Diligent Pharma
“We are delighted that Jennifer [Sessions] has joined Diligent. She brings a deep familiarity with the clinical trial sector as well as a Six Sigma Black Belt certification in process optimization. Her skills will be invaluable for our Client Delivery team as we continue to improve and enhance our services for the clinical trials industry.”