Current role: Leader of Global Sourcing for TSI. Based at global headquarters in Lexington KY, USA. TSI is a world leader in the bedding / mattress industry with ~$3B revenues sold through the Tempur-Pedic, Sealy, Sealy Posturepedic, and Stearns&Foster brands across the globe.
B.S.E.E., M.S.A., Certified Quality Engineer, Certified Quality Auditor.
Total of 32 years experience in Engineering, Procurement, Quality , and Manufacturing
§Managed teams in China, India, Italy, Poland , Denmark, Germany, Brasil, Mexico, and United States §Experience multiple commodity areas including steel, textiles, chemicals, glass, resins / plastics, polyurethane foams, metal components, electronics, motors, and compressors §Managed indirect materials, financial hedging, risk management, and sourcing of capital equipment
Prior work experience includes: Whirlpool Corp (white goods / appliances), Diebold Corporation (ATM’s /bank security systems), Rockwell International (military aircraft).