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Executive Team

Steve Roger

Global Managing Director
As a founding member of the company, Steve brings a wealth of experience with companies such as Mars Corporation, Kraft Foods, Ford and Unisys which has encompassed manufacturing, reliability, planning, logistics, engineering, project management and consultancy. Steve is a practical hands on thinker – communicator – coach providing a clear vision for both customers and Lauras International’s teams globally.

 

 

Jeremy Praud

Head of UK & Europe
With a background in Paper & Pulp, Food, and Petcare Manufacturing and Distribution, Jeremy has over 15 years experience of implementing sustained improvement in a broad range of FMCG and manufacturing industries. Instrumental to the growth of Lauras International in UK and Europe, he has a long track record of delivering successful improvement; above expectations both in terms of bottom line results, and sustained change.

 

 

Shan Shanmugathasan

Head of Australia & New Zealand
Shan has over 20 years of broad manufacturing industry experience covering successful senior executive roles in engineering and manufacturing process management. His in-depth understanding of total supply chain and manufacturing cost drivers has enabled him to deliver successful, innovative productivity improvements at local, national and international levels.

 

 

Testimonials

Before Lauras came I was facing a £2million factory extension project as my only solution for growth… I would recommend Lauras International to any food manufacturing business which wants to achieve rapid and sustainable productivity improvement.

Graham Whittle, Managing Director, Whitby Seafoods

Over the past three months I have been concentrating mainly on changeover reduction, waste reduction and increased throughput. There has also been a challenge to behavioural patterns. All of these efforts have been using the knowledge that you gave me and I am delighted to say that all have been successful, culminating in increased throughput, less waste and an increase in OEE from an average of 78% to around 90%. There has also been a marked improvement with people issues.

Alwin Waterhouse, Improvement Manager, British Bakeries