Maine Pointe appoints Garry Smith to its European Leadership Team
"Garry Smith has a wealth of operational improvement knowledge combined with significant Lean and Six Sigma expertise. This will be invaluable as Maine Pointe continues to strengthen its position in Europe,â€ said Jorg van der Zanden, European Managing Director of Maine Pointe. â€œI am confident that his contribution will make a positive impact on the company as we continue to build on the significant momentum we have gained in Europe,â€ he added.
Throughout his career, Garryâ€™s primary focus has been on organizational change, helping companies grow while driving enhanced performance through the design and implementation of Leader and Organization Improvement (LOI) and operational excellence programs.
â€œLOI and Operational Excellence are key areas of focus for companies who are looking to operationalize their strategic goals into tangible benefits,â€ said Garry Smith. â€œI am delighted to be joining the European Management Team and to support Maine Pointe at this exciting time in its development,â€ he added.
â€œThis announcement is timely as it comes in conjunction with a significant new win for Maine Pointe in Europe,â€ said Steve Bowen, Chairman and CEO of Maine Pointe. â€œOur new client is a leading global manufacturer of advanced magnetic materials and is owned by one of the largest private equity firms in the world. Garry will enhance Maine Pointeâ€™s delivery teamsâ€™ abilities to assist our clients in creating significant improvements in results through transformative changes,â€ he added.