VP Operational Excellence, Benchmark Electronics, Inc., Tempe, AZ, USA
Chris is an accomplished Operations leader with over 25 years of strategic leadership experience within fortune 500 manufacturing and technology-based companies. He has extensive international experience in consumer, industrial, infrastructure, aerospace, and medical contract manufacturing environments. Chris is a global visionary, big picture thinker and motivational coach with a proven record of accomplishment of building, developing and guiding organizations to achieve operational excellence. Throughout his career, Chris has delivered outstanding operational performance while creating a culture of respect and recognition of people.
Chris holds an undergraduate degree in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix and advanced studies in Manufacturing Engineering at Stanford University. Chris also attended Harvard University, Executive Management continuing education. He has earned Lean and Six Sigma Belt certifications during his career.