20+ years' experience leading businesses that manufacture and/or source goods or services using industry leading practices. Broad, cross functional background in numerous industries: consumer durable, diversified industrial, automotive, aerospace, electrical power, and medical devices. Global breadth of experience includes North and South America, Europe, and Asia. Functional experience includes manufacturing, engineering, accounting, IT, HR, sales management, marketing, materials management, customer service, strategy deployment, and plant operations. Manufacturing process knowledge includes metalworking, metal removal, drawing, molding, heat treating, forging, casting, welding, coating, finishing, plating, assembly, inspection, pack, and ship.