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Global Supply Chain and Operations Consultancy Maine Pointe Appoints Alfred Baumbusch as COO

Boston, Mass., January 19, 2022 -- Global supply chain and operations consulting firm Maine Pointe, a member of the SGS Group, today announced that Alfred Baumbusch has been appointed to the position of Chief Operating Officer (COO). As an experienced executive with nearly three decades of experience and deep insights into supply chain issues, private equity, and transformational change, Baumbusch will assume the responsibilities of COO immediately, with an initial focus on engagement delivery.

Global Supply Chain and Operations Consultancy Maine Pointe Appoints Alfred  Baumbusch as COO

Baumbusch's appointment represents a continuation of his service to Maine Pointe, having joined the consultancy in 2017 to lend his expertise in the area of private equity, operational strategy, and client relationship. He has years of experience as a C-level executive and international consultant assisting large- and medium-scale companies through transition and organizational change to consistently deliver bottom-line results and lasting improvements.

"We are excited about Alfred's abilities to help guide our clients through their supply chain challenges, and drive continued success even during the present changes many of our clients are experiencing," said Jeff Staub, CEO at Maine Pointe. "He brings a powerful quality to Maine Pointe, demonstrating sincerity and commitment, and effective leadership both internally and with clients. Our clients will continue to look to Alfred to advise them on supply chain and operational improvement that enhances EBITDA, cash, resilience and growth."

Baumbusch takes Maine Pointe's Total Client Satisfaction concept to heart, with a focus on satisfaction beyond financial results. He was recognized by Maine Pointe last year with the firm's prestigious Total Client Satisfaction Peak Performance Award, in acknowledgement of his successful work with several high-profile Maine Pointe clients. He is also sought after by leading industry publications as a subject matter expert, weighing in on topics including insight on improving the aerospace supply chain, smart operations and next-generation manufacturing, and how to "future-proof" the end-to-end supply chain to withstand as-yet-unknown challenges.

"As I embark on this next journey in my career, I would like to acknowledge the entire team at Maine Pointe," said Baumbusch. "Since joining the firm I have been impressed with the level of teamwork, and the degree of industry experience exhibited by every team member. As COO, I am looking forward to helping bring Maine Pointe to its highest level of success ever, and to bringing even greater results to our valued clients."

Over his long career, Baumbusch has always been seen as the most trusted advisor to his clients as well as to leadership. He graduated from Manufacturing Engineering from Fanshawe College in London, Ontario, and an MBA from University of Texas in San Antonio.

 About Maine Pointe 

Maine Pointe, a member of the SGS Group, is a global supply chain and operations consulting firm trusted by many chief executives and private equity firms to drive compelling economic returns for their companies. We achieve this by delivering accelerated, sustainable improvements in EBITDA, cash and growth across their procurement, logistics, operations and data analytics. Our hands-on implementation experts work with executives and their teams to rapidly break through functional silos and transform the plan-buy-make-move-fulfill digital supply chain to deliver the greatest ethical value to customers and stakeholders at the lowest cost to business. We call this Total Value Optimization (TVO).

Maine Pointe's engagements are results-driven and deliver between 4:1-8:1 ROI. We are so confident in our work and our processes that we provide a unique 100% guarantee of engagement fees based on annualized savings.

About SGS

We are SGS -- the world's leading testing, inspection and certification company. We are recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. Our 93,000 employees operate a network of 2,600 offices and laboratories, working together to enable a better, safer and more interconnected world.





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