first_imgWith more than 20 years of experience across multiple industries and functional areas, deMoulpied has particular expertise in organizations with complex technical products. Combined, his prior positions have required a spectrum of skills in corporate strategy, operations improvement, product quality, and revenue cycle management. He has an impressive history of utilizing data driven problem solving (Lean Six Sigma) and project management (PMP and CSM) to achieve strategic goals surrounding customer satisfaction, operational efficiency and improved profit.  CHICAGO – LKQ Corp.’s board of directors has elected Joseph Holsten, the company’s acting chairman of the board and co-CEO, as the chairman of the board. His appointment was made on Nov. 7.   Holsten, a director of the company since 1998, succeeds Donald Flynn, who passed away on Oct. 10, 2011.   In addition, on Nov. 7, the board elected LKQ President and Co-CEO Robert Wagman as a member of the board of directors.     AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement,Lubrication Specialties Inc. (LSI), manufacturer of Hot Shot’s Secret brand of performance additives and oils, recently announced the expansion of senior leadership. Steve deMoulpied joins LSI as the company’s chief operating officer (COO). AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement DeMoulpied has a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Management from the United States Air Force Academy and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Dayton in Marketing and International Business. He served six years with the USAF overseeing the development of technology used on fighter aircraft and the E-3 Surveillance aircraft, finishing his career honorably as Captain. DeMoulpied comes to LSI from the Private Client Services practice of Ernst & Young where he managed strategy & operations improvement engagements for privately held client businesses. Some of his prior roles include VP of strategic development, director of strategic initiatives, and Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt at OptumHealth, UnitedHealth Group’s health services business, as well as Lean Six Sigma Black Belt at General Electric, where he applied operations improvement principles to customer service, supply chain and product development. A successful entrepreneur, deMoulpied is also the founder of PrestoFresh, a Cleveland-based e-commerce food/grocery business.  LSI President Brett Tennar says, “Steve’s success in developing operational strategies that improves the bottom line, builds teamwork, reduces waste and ensures quality product development and distribution checks many of the boxes of what we were looking for in a COO. This, coupled with his career in the Air Force working with highly technical systems and his in-depth understanding of Lean Six Sigma and Business Process Management sealed our offer. As our tagline states, our products are Powered by Science. This data driven approach is one reason why our company has grown exponentially as we employ the most advanced technology to product development. I am confident that Steve is the right person to drive operational strategy for our diverse and growing brands.” Advertisementlast_img read more

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first_imgOdion Ighalo’s Changchun Yatai faced relegation in the Chinese Super League after finishing 15th on the log on the last matchday of the league decided on Sunday morning.The side suffered a 2-0 loss to Dalian Aerbin in the matchday 30 encounter to finish with 32 points.With former Watford striker’s immense goal contributions – the second highest in the league, Changchun managed to garner 45 goals – better than nine other teams in the league.Despite being on same points with Tianjin TEDA and Chongqing Dangdai, the injured forward’s team faced the axe due to a sub-par head-to-head record against their other rivals.Meanwhile, John Obi Mikel’s Tianjin escaped the drop by whiskers despite suffering a 5-1 thrashing by Guangzhou Evergrande on the ultimate matchday.Relatedlast_img read more

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