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. With 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. Broadview, Ill. — Bosch announces the hiring of Jim Graninger as Vice President for its Diagnostics Regional Business Unit, North America. Jim will formally begin his position on Sept. 1, and will be working closely with current Vice President, Guenter Weber. AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement Jim brings more than 30 years of experience in the automotive industry, including more than 20 years in the aftermarket arena. Most recently, he was Vice President and General Manager of Rexnord Industries LLC, and prior to that, served in several vice president level roles with Snap-on Inc., including its diagnostics business. Jim’s successful career includes international assignments in Germany, Ireland and the Netherlands as well as international responsibilities for Asia, Australia and Latin America. Born in Ridgewood, N.J., Jim grew up in Columbus, Ind., where his family still resides. He is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force having served as a pilot in Vietnam, Germany, and the U.K. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from DePauw University and a Master of Arts in Executive Development from Ball State University.,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 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.” Advertisement 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.
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SPAIN: RENFE’s Integria rolling stock maintenance business is to build Talgo rolling stock for other operators under an agreement signed with the train builder on June 16. Running for a term of 14 years from 2009, the agreement should guarantee 1 150 000 h of work for the Integria sites at Valladolid and Málaga, which will be responsible for mechanical and electrical assembly, painting, inspection and testing.As part of an order for 10 gauge-changing trainsets for overnight services placed by RENFE with Talgo in 2005 (RG 7.05 p395), the Integria workshops at Málaga have rolled out the first of five formations that they will assemble. Capable of operating at up to 220 km/h, each 10-car trainset has a total of 98 sleeping berths and 136 reclining seats, as well as restaurant car and a bar car. They are to be deployed first on routes from Barcelona to Cádiz and Málaga, followed in 2009 by services to Granada, Gijón and Galicia.Málaga is also producing seven Class 130 gauge-changing trainsets (14 power cars and 77 trailers) as well as 14 Class 112 sets (28 power cars and 168 trailers). A total of 30 Class 112 and 16 Class 102 trainsets are to be maintained by the Tarvia joint venture of RENFE< and Talgo (which owns 49%), due to commence operations at the start of 2009.
Stoke City beat Manchester United 2-0 Manchester City beats Liverpool to win Community Shield Manchester City against Norwich City-Photo courtesy of Premier League Manchester City against Norwich City-Photo courtesy of Premier LeagueNorwich City resisted pressure from Manchester City to end the Premier League champions’ 18-match unbeaten run in a pulsating game at Carrow Road.Kenny McLean’s powerful near-post header from a corner put the Canaries ahead after 18 minutes and they doubled their lead inside half an hour when Todd Cantwell finished a slick counter-attack by side footing into an empty net.Sergio Aguero halved Norwich’s lead with a header just before half-time but Teemu Pukki took advantage of slack defending by Nicolas Otamendi early in the second half to restore the two-goal advantage.Rodri’s shot from the edge of the penalty area with two minutes remaining gave City hope, but Norwich withstood late pressure to claim their second win of the season.Daniel Farke’s side move out of the bottom three and up to 12th in the table, while City remain in second place but are five points behind leaders Liverpool.Related Manchester City signs Leroy Sane in £37m deal