Six Sigma Practitioners To Hold Key Positions


Posted by: meikah | 8 May 2007 | 11:48 pm

In the news, two Six Sigma practitioners will be holding key positions in leading companies.

First is Lynn Kelley. She is the new VP of Textron Six Sigma. She will also serve on Textron’s Transformation Leadership Team, a group of 20 executives from Textron’s diverse businesses and functions that plan and drive the most vital company-wide initiatives. As VP—being Six Sigma Master Black Belt and having experiences in lean and integrated supply chain, Kelley will be responsible for further advancing Textron’s Six Sigma efforts, which do not only drive savings but have become critical to growth and innovation in the organization. Read more…

Second is  Dr. Jeffrey A. Graves who will now sits on the Board of Directors in Teleflex Incorporated.  According to Jeffrey P. Black, chairman and CEO of Teleflex, Graves will bring a strong engineering and international business background, as well as deep experience with Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing initiatives. Read more…

Then you have Kevin Stokes who is now the new VP for Global Technical Services. Stokes will be overseeing the Lean Six Sigma, Design & Test, Development Services, Advanced Manufacturing, Engineering, Supply Chain, Quoting and Information Technology for KEG units worldwide. Read more…

Filed under: Events/Announcements, Global Technical Services, Six Sigma Organizations, Teleflex Inc., Textron

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