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SGS Acquires Majority Stake in Maine Pointe, a Leading Global Supply Chain and Operations Consultancy

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SGS acquisition will allow Maine Pointe to accelerate its goal of making Total Value Optimization a global standard for supply chain optimization

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Boston, Mass., July 1, 2019 – Global supply chain and operations consulting firm Maine Pointe announced that SGS, the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company, has acquired a majority stake in Maine Pointe. The complementary capabilities of both companies will help strengthen SGS’s high-value consulting capabilities and take Maine Pointe’s acclaimed Total Value Optimization (TVO)™ approach global. 

Topics: Total Value Optimization supply chain optimization Maine Pointe supply chain

Latest Maine Pointe Perspectives Paper Shows How Companies Are Navigating The New Commercial Battlefield To Create New Value

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Maine Pointe perspectives paper illustrates how successful companies streamline New Product Introduction and Product Lifecycle Management with their supply chain to get the right product to the right markets the way customers want it delivered

Boston, Mass., June 25, 2019 – Global supply chain and operations consulting firm Maine Pointe announced the release of its latest perspective paper, “Accelerating product time-to-market and product lifecycle optimization.” The paper highlights some of the most significant challenges faced by the C-suite in creating value through new supply chain initiatives. It outlines the fact that the lifespan of products is shortening and emphasizes the need for companies to adapt now.

Topics: Total Value Optimization cost, cash, growth supply chain optimization Maine Pointe supply chain NPI & PLM new product introductions product lifecycle management

Steven Bowen, CEO of Maine Pointe, Joins Forbes Business Council

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Author of Total Value Optimization: Transforming Your Global Supply Chain Into a Competitive Weapon, Bowen’s columns and podcasts offer insights into supply chain excellence

Boston, Mass., June 18, 2019 – Global supply chain and operations consulting firm Maine Pointe announced  its CEO, Steven Bowen, has been accepted into the Forbes Business Council. Bowen joins the Council based on his deep level of experience and thought leadership, his company’s stellar track record of successfully helping companies drive EBITDA, cash and growth across the end to end supply chain, and innovative insights into how a company can transform its supply chain for competitive advantage.

Topics: Total Value Optimization supply chain optimization Maine Pointe supply chain Steven Bowen Maine Pointe Forbes Forbes Boston Business Council

Maine Pointe Shows How Sales & Operations Planning Drives Cost, Cash and Growth in New Perspective Paper

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Maine Pointe illustrates common c-suite failures, and best practices for end-to-end supply chain optimization

(Boston, Mass., May 20, 2019) – Global supply chain and operations consulting firm Maine Pointe announced the release of its latest perspective paper, “Sales & Operations Planning – Digital end-to-end demand/supply chain.” The paper highlights some of the most significant challenges faced by the C-suite and the essential role sales & operations planning (S&OP) plays in a company’s leadership, culture and success.

The perspective finds shortfalls in the demand driven supply chain integration and collaboration often stemming from cultural issues and an inability to align the many functional components of the supply chain into an integrated whole for better planning and execution.

Topics: Total Value Optimization supply chain optimization S&OP Maine Pointe supply chain end to end supply chain Sales & Operations Planning

Jamie Loder Appointed by Maine Pointe as Vice President, Industry Partner for Private Equity

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Maine Pointe expands its European business by appointing Jamie Loder to London-based position

(Boston, Mass., May 8, 2019) Global supply chain and operations consulting firm Maine Pointe announced that Jamie Loder has joined the firm as Vice President, Industry Partner for Private Equity, based in the company’s London office.

As an experienced Chartered Accountant and company director, Loder has led management buy-outs, and has successfully exited businesses he founded. His 16-year track record of helping CEOs overcome complex business problems will help in Maine Pointe’s goal of driving value creation in the portfolio companies of UK and European private equity firms.

Topics: Private Equity Total Value Optimization Private Equity Consulting operational due diligence supply chain optimization Maine Pointe supply chain end to end supply chain Shareholder Value value creation PE

Maine Pointe’s Mark McTigue Promoted to Executive VP, Private Equity, North America

Global supply chain and operations consultancy drives sustainable EBITDA and cash improvements among PE clients 

 

Global supply chain and operations consulting firm Maine Pointe today announced the promotion of Mark McTigue from Vice President, Industry Partner, Private Equity; to Executive VP, Private Equity, North America.


Topics: Private Equity Total Value Optimization Private Equity Consulting operational due diligence supply chain optimization Maine Pointe supply chain end to end supply chain Shareholder Value value creation PE Mark McTigue

Chris Brumitt Appointed Vice President, Aerospace & Defense at Maine Pointe

Global supply chain and operations consultancy continues to strengthen its executive industry team in 2019

(Boston, Mass - January 16, 2019) Global supply chain and operations consulting firm Maine Pointe is pleased to announce the appointment of Christopher Brumitt to its industry leadership team as Vice President, Aerospace & Defense. Chris is taking over the role previously held by David Kleine, who recently retired.

Topics: Leadership Team aerospace and defense supply chain