Forward thinking management executive who excels at creating growth businesses by leveraging existing company assets. Offers exceptional leadership abilities and a history of building, training, and mentoring highly productive and motivated marketing and operational teams. Possesses strong communication skills and the ability to bridge business and technical concepts.
Built, from the ground up, a robust and aggressive defense business within Navistar, which grew from $1 Million of sales to $4.3 Billion in five years. Every year the entity was profitable. Company was sold to a strategic partner, delivering a partial exit to the company’s former shareholders.
As Chief Procurement Officer for Sears Holdings, LLC, in which the procurement buy was in excess of $4 Billion, achieved greater than 5% real savings annually in a very challenging environment.
Created a $30 Million business within the regional aircraft business with Bombardier and formed a telecommunications reseller within Ameritech.
Multiple P&L responsibilities and proven ability in managing people, capital, plants and equipment in both product and service industries. Managed over 1,300 people with Navistar Defense and procured over $4 Billion of goods and services with Sears Holdings with limited resources.
Value Creation | Strategic Planning | Negotiations | Business Development | Business Transformation | Leadership Development | Competitive Analysis | Synergy Identification and Management | Carve-Outs | Transition Services Agreements | PMO
Defense, Telecommunication, Aerospace, Manufacturing, Transportation, Services and Retail.