11 November additions include senior-level executives from Nestlé, Steelcase, and Suddath Global Logistics.
New York, NY (1888PressRelease) December 09, 2011 - Manufacturing Enterprise Communications, the leading information resource for manufacturing executives, announces the appointment of 11 additional senior-level executives to the Manufacturing Leadership Council (manufacturingleadershipcouncil.com), an invitation-only membership organization engaged in peer-to-peer knowledge sharing with a focus on creating a better future for manufacturing.
"We are delighted to welcome so many influential executives from worldwide organizations to the Council. The growth in membership that we have experienced over the past few months affirms the global impact that the Council is having on the manufacturing industry," said Heather Holst-Knudsen, President of Manufacturing Enterprise Communications.
New Council members include:
• Thomas Seibert, Head of Manufacturing Development, Nestlé
• Hamid Khorramian, Vice President of North American Operations and Customer Experience, Steelcase
• Duke Golden, Director of Manufacturing, International Game Technology
• Anthony Delia, Manager of Global Manufacturing Strategies and Planning, Panduit Corp.
• Joanne Devick, Vice President of Strategic Planning and Business Development, Driv-Lok
• Thomas Reynolds, Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President of Global Operations, Methode Electronics
• Edward Sherron, Vice President of Manufacturing, HL Technologies
• Reuben Salazar, Vice President of Supply Chain Sales, Suddath Global Logistics
• Len Jenkins, Vice President of Technology Strategy, Crown Packaging Technology
• Thandankorai Ganapathy Dhandapani, CIO, TVS Motor Co. Ltd.
• Srinivas Pagadala, Senior Field Manager, Visakhapatnam Steel Plant
The Manufacturing Leadership Council includes 100 senior-level representatives from the world's most influential companies such as Ferrari, General Motors, GlaxoSmithKline, Dow Chemicals, F. Hoffmann-La Roche, Colgate-Palmolive, L'Oréal, and Johnson & Johnson. Members include executive management from corporate, finance, production, and technology divisions and encompass a broad range of manufacturing sectors, including consumer packaged goods, pharmaceuticals, metals, aerospace and defense, chemicals, and more.
Manufacturing Leadership Council Members will meet at an invitation-only, closed-door meeting during the 2012 Manufacturing Leadership Summit, to be held April 30-May 2, 2012, in Palm Beach, FL.
Benefits associated with membership in the Manufacturing Leadership Council include:
• Exclusive networking opportunities through the Council's Decision Compass concierge service
• A Future Leaders program to identify and mentor top industry performers
• Participation on monthly Council calls to discuss critical issues facing manufacturing, such as The New Workforce, The Sustainability Imperative, and Game-Changing Technologies
• Access to the Manufacturing Executive Leadership Journal, with its thought-leading content. Cited by many readers as the Harvard Business Review of manufacturing
• Participation in professional development and educational seminars
• Full access to the Manufacturing Executive Website, with its daily topical discussions of key industry developments, provocative blogs, and more.