Vice President Manufacturing Latin America- Canada
Baxter is a medical devices company which provides critical care,nutrition,renal,hospital and surgical products.
C-level global manufacturing executive with a progressive career leading transformations, restructurings, automations, consolidations, and evolutions across more than 15 global biotechnology and pharmaceutical solutions manufacturing plants, driving productivity, efficiency, cost, and process improvements in all phases of quality and manufacturing support operations. Team leader who assumes role of strategic change agent, delivering the support for revenue growth strategy, optimizing productivity, creating quality-centric organizational cultures as a dynamic driving force for nearly three decades. Quality champion with in-depth international pharma/healthcare manufacturing operations and compliance expertise. Top-CEO adviser on a handpicked 100-member Global Senior Leadership team of company decision-makers who drive forward momentum. Inclusive communicator and negotiator with robust understanding of multicultural nuances with focus in Latin America and Asia. ▸ Global management. Multi-Million-Dollar manufacturing and supply chain operations ($800MM). Expert in strategic planning and best-practices implementation, leading multisite (15) manufacturing operations in the USA and International markets. ▸ Business strategy. Member of Baxter Global Senior Leadership team for more than 10 + years, lending a voice on business direction and profitable investments for maximum ROI. ▸ Strong networker. Built strategic alliances with multidisciplinary internal/external leaders (government, engineering, finance, talent management, and leaders), expanding company resources, talent pool, and business opportunities. ▸ Project management. Headed complex global projects (turnarounds, expansions, consolidations, human capital strategy) with excellent delivery success, overcoming odds and turning skeptics into advocates. ▸ Cost reduction and fiscal planning. Managed P&L for more than 15 plants in career; succeeded delivering solutions with minimal operating cost.